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MIPTV Picks ’09 – 21 Days to Nawroz

Kurdistan broke free from Iraqi rule and held its first parliamentary elections in 1992. But the road to democracy was still a dangerous one, even with the protection of a 'no fly zone' as enforced by English and U.S. forces. 21 Days to Nawroz examines how this new reality has impacted the lives of three Kurdish women.
March 20, 2009


Kurdistan broke free from Iraqi rule and held its first parliamentary elections in 1992. But the road to democracy was still a dangerous one, even with the protection of a ‘no fly zone’ as enforced by English and U.S. forces.
21 Days to Nawroz examines how this new reality has impacted the lives of three Kurdish women, each dealing with the uncertainty and promise of a new beginning for their homeland, as they prepare for the ancient New Year feast of Nawroz.
Partners: Produced by and distributed through Tricon Films

Length: 1 x 60 minutes
Wrapped: March 2008

Rights available: All worldwide

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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