Noori Pictures purchases “Zemnako”
Art and Experience: Noori Pictures, a Paris-based studio and motion picture distributor, has obtained the rights for the worldwide marketing of the documentary “Zemnako”, Persian media announced on Monday.
The movie directed by Mehdi Qorbanpur tells the story of a 40-day-old newborn who loses his mother in the aftermath of the Iraqi chemical weapons attack on the Kurdish city of Halabja in 1988.
Noori Pictures is owned by Iranian producer Katayun Shahabi who was on the jury for the 69th Cannes Film Festival this year.
Noori Pictures is also the distributor of “Nahid” by Iranian director Ida Panahandeh, which was honored in the Un Certain Regard section of the 2015 Cannes.