Hussein Hassan

Kurdistan's director and actor, Hussein Hassan receives the "Best Muhr fiction feature" award from Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum (R) during the closing ceremony of the 13th Dubai Film festival on December 14, 2016 at Madinat Jumeirah resort in Dubai. Hassan was awarded for his movie titled Reseba (The dark wind). NEZAR BALOUT / AFP

Film of abducted Yazidi girl wins Dubai award

A Kurdish Iraqi film depicting the ordeal of a Yazidi girl taken hostage by the Islamic State jihadist group won best feature at the Dubai International Film Festival on Wednesday.
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