Hellooo Blog Readers,
If you're out and about in Erbil today then do visit the French Institute/ cultural house (next to the French Consulate) and watch My Sweet Pepper Land.
|My Sweet Pepper Land screening tonight|
"After the fall of Saddam Hussein, Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, resolves to accept a position in a godforsaken village at the borders of Iran and Turkey, an illegal trafficking Eldorado .There he meets Govend, a beautiful young woman who has come to work as the teacher in the newly-opened school despite her twelve brothers' hostility to the idea." - Film Distribution
The award winning film is directed by Hunar Saleem.