Bad Hunter


Director: Sahim Omar Kalifa
Screenplay: Sahim Omar Kalifa, Jean-Claude Van Rijckeghem
Producer: A Private View
Director of Photography: Kamiran Betasi
Editor: Joren Desmidt, Alain Dessauvage

Bahoz is 19 years old and lives surrounded by nature and beautiful landscapes. Every day, he goes to the mountains to hunt although he catches very little. But today will be the day that will change his life forever.


  • Ahmed Mohammed
  • Farzad Hassani
  • Abdullah Taher

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Short film
Release year: 2014
Supported by: The Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Flanders Image, Kurdish Ministry of Culture, The Belgian Tax Shelter, Rasschaert & Partners, The Directorate of Cinema Erbil, Enjaaz a Dubai Film Market Initative and Image Nation Abu Dhabi
Distributor: Dalton Distribution

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Release & festivals:

Shortlisted for the 87th Academy Award ,Oscars 2016 ; Winner Jury Prize – Montreal World Film Festival ; Winner Zilver Spike – Valladolid International Film Festival ; Winner Jury Prize – Dubai International Film Festival ; Winner Special Jury Prize for Best Film – Flickerfest ISFF ; Winner Best International Film - Mons International Film Festival ; Winner Best International Short Film - National Unity International Film Festival ; Winner Jury Special Mention – Brussels International Film Festival ; Winner Jury Prize – Arab Camera Film Festival ; ...

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