Feature Film, Kurdish (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Turtles Can Fly (2004)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, War
Near the Iraqi-Turkish border on the eve of an American invasion, refugee children like 13-year-old Kak (Ebrahim), gauge and await their fate.
Votes: 19,008 | Gross: $0.26M
2. Rhino Season (2012)
88 min | Drama, History, Thriller
Kurdish-Iranian poet Sahel has just been released from a thirty-year prison sentence in Iran. Now the one thing keeping him going is the thought of finding his wife, who thinks him dead for over twenty years.
3. Up & Away (2012)
97 min | Adventure, Drama
Iraq in the early 1990 was a devastating land to survive in. When we think of Iraq, the first thing that tends to pop into our minds is the war and Saddam Hussein. But there is another side... See full summary »
5. Baran (2001)
PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance
In a building site in present-day Tehran, Lateef, a 17-year-old Turkish worker is irresistibly drawn to Rahmat, a young Afghan worker. The revelation of Rahmat's secret changes both their lives.
Votes: 8,186 | Gross: $0.13M
6. The End Will Be Spectacular (2019)
135 min | War
After her brother's death in the hands of ISIS, Zilan returns to her natal city, where the people's demonstrations are receiving brutal repression. In the fight for her people's freedom, she will not remain a passive witness.
7. My Sweet Pepper Land (2013)
100 min | Drama
Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, is now sheriff in Erbil, the capital city. No longer feeling useful in this society now at peace, he thinks about quitting the police force, but ... See full summary »
9. Neighbours (2021)
124 min | Drama
With a fine sense of humor and satire, the film tells of a childhood, which, between dictatorship and dark drama, also has its light moments. How much friendship, love and solidarity are possible in times of repression and despotism?
10. The Suspended Step of the Stork (1991)
143 min | Drama, Romance
A reporter stuck in a border town with an overcrowding of refugees sees a man he believes to be a long lost politician.
12. The Exam (2021)
89 min | Drama
Rojin is a young Kurdish-Iraqi woman about to take the university entrance exam. Rojin's unhappily married older sister Shilan decides to help her pass at any cost, hoping to give her a ... See full summary »
13. Half Moon (2006)
107 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Mamo, an old and legendary Kurdish musician living in Iran, plans to give one final concert in Iraqi Kurdistan. After seven months of trying to get a permit and rounding up his ten sons, he... See full summary »
Votes: 2,830 | Gross: $0.00M
15. My Father's Wings (2016)
101 min | Drama
Set against the backdrop of construction activity promising to fill in the empty spaces of the urban landscape with entirely new neighborhoods, a story unfolds of an aging construction ... See full summary »
16. 14 Tirmeh (2017)
146 min | Drama
In September 12 1980, the Turkish state carries out a military coup suppressing the struggle of the Kurds for human rights and freedom - their existence, identity, language and culture are ... See full summary »
18. Zagros (2017)
102 min | Drama
Havin, the young wife of Kurdish shepherd Zagros, is being accused of adultery. She flees with their daughter Rayhan from Kurdistan to Brussels. Zagros is convinced of her innocence, leaves his family to start a new life.
19. Letter to the King (2014)
75 min | Drama
Letter to the King portrays five people on a day trip from a refugee camp to Oslo, a welcome change in an otherwise monotonous life. But we soon realize that each and every one of them has ... See full summary »
20. Before Your Eyes (2009)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama
Diyarbakir, in the late nineties: Two young Kurdish children are forced to live on the street after their parents have been murdered by a member of a secret state security force.
23. Before Snowfall (2013)
96 min | Drama
A sixteen-year-old boy gets wrapped in plastic, and lowered into a tank truck full of crude oil. That's how Hisham Zaman's long awaited feature film debut begins.
24. The Little Refugee (2020)
89 min | Drama
In 2015, the Syrian boy Aylan appeared dead on Bodrum beach, Turkey. The image shocked and alerted the world to the refugee crisis. The film imagines what could have happened to this kid ... See full summary »
27. Meteors (2017)
Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
They come at night and everybody steps out. They light torches and remember those who have walked these streets before them. In the coming hours, the city will be on lockdown: an eclipse appears and meteors start to fall.
28. Memories on Stone (2014)
97 min | Comedy, Drama, History
Kurdish childhood friends Hussein (37) and Alan (40) direct and produce a film about the genocide of Kurdish people in Iraq, the Anfal campaign in 1988. They learn that, to achieve veracity... See full summary »
29. Jani Gal (2007)
100 min | Drama, History
Setting: Sulaymaniah, Iraqi Kurdistan, in the 1940s. When his wife Kaleh goes into labor, her husband Jwamer runs to get the midwife. By ill luck, he runs into the middle of a political ... See full summary »
32. Ugly Duckling (2017)
91 min | Drama, Family
Eylem is a young woman. She lives in a small Kurdish town and works at a rug workshop. She thinks her nose is too large, and dreams of having cosmetic surgery. However, one of her brothers ... See full summary »
33. The Blue Girl (2021)
84 min | Drama
In a remote village between the rocky mountains in Kurdistan, everyone is in love with football, but there is no plain field to play the game. The children decide to climb up the mountain in order to find somewhere to play the game.
34. Reseba: The Dark Wind (2016)
92 min | Drama, Romance, War
Radical Islamist militants attack a village in Iraq where a young Yazidi love couple prepares for marriage. From that moment onwards their lives are turned into a nightmare.
35. A Dream Before Dying (2018)
Alan and his family deal with the horrors of war and the events in their lives that lead Alan to become one of the most fearless and respected bomb disposal technicians for the forces allied against ISIS in Northern Iraq.
36. Red Heart (2011)
77 min | Drama, Romance
The teenagers Shirin and Soran are in love, and want to marry, but Shirin's father has arranged her marriage, and forbids them. On her wedding night Soran kidnaps her for them to be together.
38. Black Horse Memories (2015)
88 min | Drama
A group of young people are trying to teach Kurdish in Turkish Kurdistan, a land where the teaching of the language is forbidden by Turkish authorities. Part of their work is to print ... See full summary »
39. Crossing the Dust (2006)
73 min | Drama
A road movie set in Iraq in 2003 during the fall of Saddam. Two Kurds are looking for the parents of a five-year-old boy who has been found in the street in tears. His name is Saddam too. ... See full summary »
40. Ehmedê Xanî'den: Mem û Zîn (1991)
83 min | Drama, Romance
Based upon an ancient epic poem by "Ahmad Khani", the film relates the story of Mem,a young Kurdish boy, who falls in love with Zin, the daughter of the governor of Butan,when the people ... See full summary »
41. Tired (2010)
90 min | Drama
In 1979, the political upheavals following the Iranian Islamic revolution drove many Iranian Kurds to take refuge in Iraq, where they were placed in camps under appalling living conditions.... See full summary »
42. The Last Four (2010)
81 min | Crime, Drama
Four friends seek asylum as refugees in Sweden, but are rejected. They decide to stay illegally. According to the Swedish Migration Board a person can seek again after four years. Only three days now remain.
44. Babamin Sesi (2012)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Family
When Basê finds herself revisited by voice recordings resurfacing from the past, she whispers to her son Mehmet things that he never knew.
47. Jiyan (2002)
102 min | Drama, Romance, War
Five years following the infamous chemical and biological bombing of Halabja, Diyari, a Kurdish/ American good Samaritan, returns to his homeland to build an orphanage in what is left of ... See full summary »
49. Kick Off (2009)
81 min | Drama
Inside a beat up stadium in Kirkuk, Iraq, live many refugees trying to escape Sadam Hussein's administration. Asu lives with his younger brother who has lost his legs from a landmine. Next ... See full summary »