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Hiner Saleem

Hiner Saleem, an internationally acclaimed filmmaker, was born in 1964 in Iraqi Kurdistan. After fleeing Iraq in the late 1970s, he lived in Syria, Florence, and then Paris, where he began making movies. His feature films include Vodka Lemon.

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My Father's Rifle

Hiner Saleem; Translated by Catherine Temerson

A young Kurd comes of age in a war-torn land.This beautiful, spare narrative tells of the life of a boy named Azad--in fact the author, a Kurdish filmmaker--as he grows to manhood...

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