HALEEMA premieres in Colombia

The Festival Internacional De Cine Por Los Derechos Humanos in Bogotá will screen HALEEMA twice during this year’s festival April 7-11.

The screenings will be:
8. April at the Biblioteca Pública El Tunal starting at 6:30pm in the  Auditorio
10. April at the Impact Hub between 3-8pm

For more information please visit their webpage:



HALEEMA now online – watch it on the PBS Shorts Showcase!

HALEEMA is now part of the PBS Shorts Showcase. View the film on their webpage as well as on YouTube.

Views are very important to climb to the top of this prestigious online competition so please click, watch, like, comment and SHARE!


Thanks so much everyone. <3

HALEEMA in Toronto on Friday the 13th!

Haleema’s first screening in 2015 is on Friday, February 13th at 9pm at the Carlton Cinema in Toronto. The film is part of the Toronto Black Film Festival which runs from February 10th until the 15th.

Join us if you can and good luck for 2015 everyone.


HALEEMA premieres in Russia and Sweden

During the past week of November HALEEMA was screened in Russia and Sweden:

The Voices from the Waters International Traveling Film Festival in Göteborg screened the film on Friday November 28th.

The Green Vision International Environmental Film Festival in St. Petersburg screened the film on November 25th.

Happy Holidays everyone!

HALEEMA premieres in Finland!

The Tampere Human Rights Film Festival will screen HALEEMA next week, November 8th at 6pm.

Tampere Human Rights Film Festival is the first film festival focusing on human rights issues in the Northern Europe. The event was organized for the first time last year.

The theme of the second edition of the festival is water and nutrition. The program consists of both feature-length documentaries and short films. All the films are either spoken or subtitled in English

For more information please visit their Webpage.


Best Cinematography in a Short Film at IFF in San Francisco

Congratulations Ali Sadeghpoor Moghadas for winning Best Cinematography in a Short at the Iranian Film Festival in San Francisco. Haleema’s team is very proud that you are among the Sepanta Award Winners 2014. Way to go!

2014-Sepanta Big Ali@IFFS

HALEEMA back in the Bay Area

The Iranian Film Festival in San Francisco will screen HALEEMA on Sunday, September 28th at 11am as part of their shorts program. Get your tickets now and join Ali Moghadas for a Q&A.

HALEEMA in India!

The “Voices From The Waters” Film Festival in Bangalore will screen HALEEMA during the festival from September 11-14 in the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA). Seating is free on a first come first served base. If you are in Indie be a part of this important event!

“We are going through a phase of uncertain climatic conditions of unseasonal gale and storm, heat wave and cold wave, melting Antarctica and rising seas gobbling up the landmass, increasing desertification and so on. The festival offers you a glimpse into all these and more – the struggle, the hopes and despair, the success stories…”

This is not only HALEEMA’s India premiere but also the first time every that one of my films is screened in a film festival in India. 🙂


HALEEMA in Montreal!

The Montreal International Black Film Festival screens HALEEMA on September 27th in the Special Short Cuts lineup. The program starts at 1pm at the Ancien Cinéma ONF. Get your tickets now!



HALEEMA just won Best Drama Short at the 2014 Good Dog! International Film Festival in Sydney. Way to go Scout!