HALEEMA in Hamburg!

HALEEMA will be screened during the 26th Filmfest Hamburg as part of the program “Heimatfilme”, a section connecting cinema and integration. This year’s lineup features films from Afghanistan, Germany, Eritrea, Iraq, Iran, Kurdistan, Somalia, Sudan, and Syria.

On September 30th, HALLEEMA will screen at 19.00 at the Gemeindezentrum St. Markus-Hoheluft in Hamburg. After the screening, filmmakers and guests can connect during a communal dinner while sharing typical dishes from the regions of the films.

There is no entry fee, donations are welcome but not mandatory.

Schaut vorbei, wenn Ihr in Hamburg seid! 🙂

HALEEMA won Audience Favorite at the Mary Pickford Theater!

After a great night of fantastic short films, HALEEMA was awarded Audience Favorite at the monthly Shorts Showcase Festival Favorites screening at the Mary Pickford Theatre in Cathedral City!

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Prior to the theater screening, HALEEMA has won Most Views – as well as the Critics Choice Award in the Drama category of the online part of the Shorts Showcase Festival.

We couldn’t be more proud!


HALEEMA in the Coachella Valley as part of the PBS Shorts Showcase!

The Short Showcase returns to the Mary Pickford Theatre in Cathedral City. HALEEMA will screen with a selection of 4 other favorite short films from the series on Friday, May 20th at 6pm.

Join us for a great evening!



HALEEMA back in Los Angeles!

OZARK SHORTS will screen HALEEMA with six other award winning short films on Sunday, January 31st at 4pm.  The screening is free of charge and will take place at THE OTHER DOOR in North Hollywood.

For more information, please visit their Facebook page:

HALEEMA in Barcelona!

The 12th Human Rights Film Festival in Barcelona will screen HALEEMA on Friday, November 27th at 16:30 in Cinemes Girona. Please visit this important film festival with satellite events in Paris and New York.

For more information please visit their Webpage:

HALEEMA in Argentina!

The Festival Internacional De Cine De Derechos Humanos in Buenos Aires will screen HALEEMA on Friday, June 18th in the Centro Cultural Rojas.
Starting time is 5pm and HALEEMA will precede the feature film GRAN CHACO.
For more information about the festival please visit their webpage:

HALEEMA at Ithaca College

The Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF) at Ithaca College included HALEEMA in this year’s lineup. This well-established festival will screen the film on April 10th at 2:00pm on campus.

For more information please visit their webpage:

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.