Berlinale Talents 2023

Aboozar is selected for Berlinale Talents 2023. Read also SEENL interview here:



Ways to Run won the special mention at Cinefondation presentation Cannes

WAYS TO RUN by Aboozar Amini is selected for Cinefondation 2019 (one of the six projects worldwide). Pitched at Cannes Film Festival 2019, the project won the award of “Special Mention”.

Kabul, City in the Wind is the opening film for IDFA 2018

We are very trilled and honoured that our film Kabul, City in the Wind is chosen as the opening film for IDFA 2018. The premiere will be on 14 November 2018 at Royal Theatre Carre in Amsterdam. The film will also compete for the First Appearance award at IDFA this year.

IDFA Bertha Fund for Kabul Dystopian Symphony

Following Busan AND fund, we are trilled that IDFA Bertha Fund is granted to Kabul Dystopian Symphony.

Busan AND Fund for Kabul Dystopian Symphony

We are very honoured that Kabul Dystopian Symphony has been granted Busan ACF Fund.

‘Where is Kurdistan’ at Cannes Court Métrage

After its premiere at IFFR2016, ‘Where is Kurdistan’ is now accepted for Cannes Court Métrage.

Where is Kurdistan premiered at IFFR 2016

We were hornored to be commissioned by IFFR to make a short film to
celebrate the reconstruction of Rotterdam city after the WWII, as a part of the project
‘This is where the construction starts’.
It was a big and successful premiere evening at IFFR2016 with 6 films by filmakers all around the world.

Angelus Novus at NFF2015

Immediately after World Cinema Amsterdam, Angelus Novus is selected for NFF2015.


Angelus Novus at World Cinema Amsterdam

After IFFR2015 and Cannes Short Film Corner, Angelus Novus is selected for the screening at World Cinema Amsterdam at the Filmtheater Rialto Amsterdam


Angelus Novus won the prize at the film festival Middle East Now 2015, Florence Italy

The Prize “NYU Florence Best Short Film”, awarded by the jury of the students at New York University Florence, went to “ANGELUS NOVUS” by Aboozar Amini (Afghanistan, Netherlands, UK, 2015, 25′): “It was very difficult to choose just one film, but after much deliberation, we have selected a film that brings to life well-articulated characters […]