Deeyah wins an Emmy award for ‘Banaz’

[caption id="attachment_1911" align="alignleft" width="215"] Deeyah Khan with the Emmy award for her documentary 'Banaz: A love story'[/caption] IKWRO would like to congratulate our friend Deeyah for winning the Best International Current Affairs film at Emmy Awards 2013. Deeyah's documentary on the murder of Banaz Mahmod, a young Kurdish victim of a so-called 'honour' killing, beat several other contenders to take the supreme prize: a tremendous achievement given the small-scale nature of the documentary, which serves as a tribute to...
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Another chance to see ‘Banaz: A love story’

[caption id="attachment_1378" align="alignleft" width="300"] Banaz Mahmod asking police for help in hitherto unseen footage[/caption] The councils of Hammersmith & Fulham, Westminster and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea are holding a free screening of Banaz: A love story as part of an event to raise awareness of forced marriage. This will be followed by a panel discussion of the movie, held by the Director Deeyah, which will include Diana Nammi, Director of IKWRO. The film, which premiered...
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Diana Nammi at Norway screening of Banaz: A love story

In an event organised by Fritt Ord and Fuuse Diana Nammi, Director of IKWRO spoke at a screening of Banaz A Love Story along with Director and Producer Deeyah, Detective Superintendent Caroline Goode, and Author and Professor of Social Antropology Unni Wikan moderated by Kenan Malik. (more…)
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