Category Archives: Update & News

Book: 100 Years of Cinema, From D.W.Griffith to Richard Linklater

Writing a book is a challenge, but writing it in a language that you have not written much  can be quite a challenge to overcome, take the book I’m writing: Two month ago I took the task of writing a … Continue reading

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100 Favorite Books

Wanna Read a Book? I made a list of 100 favorite books out of many that I have read over the years, pick any to read, they are timeless, perhaps the greatest books ever written, in my opinion. Arranged by … Continue reading

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Favorite Films of 2014

I have divided the films into three sections; Masterpieces are those films that I consider them as my favorite films of this year, they are lined up by most favorite to least (Yes, a Richard Linklater film is yet again … Continue reading

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Favorite Horror Films

 For your viewing pleasure in horror, here are my favorite horror films (Arranged by date) Posle smerti aka After Death (Yevgeni Bauer, 1915) Yevgeni Bauer is closes to Chekhov of all the silent Russian filmmaker, for his stories are about … Continue reading

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I Want to Live: Documentary Film on Kurdish Refugees from Rojava in Kurdistan

Here are some still from my documentary feature film on the life of Shndar;  A Kurdish refugees from Rojava in West Kurdistan (Syrian Kurdistan) now living in South Kurdistan in a camp. He fled the the recent ISIS attacks upon … Continue reading

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On Design: Room Design

“I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society. When visitors came in larger and unexpected numbers there was but the third chair for them all, but they generally economized the room by … Continue reading

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On Design: Book Covers

“Beauty: the adjustment of all parts proportionately so that one cannot add or subtract or change without impairing the harmony of the whole.” “On Painting” by Leon Battista Alberti Two years ago, I decided to design my own personal covers … Continue reading

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Film Diary and Favorite Films of 2013

Looking back at my film diary for 2013; I managed to watch more than 398 films, wrote more than 96,000 words in my Film Diary, and as I always say, “Not bad, but could have been more”, it could have … Continue reading

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Snow in Sulaimani

A few weeks ago it snowed in Suli, I took my camera to the roof,  and took some pictures, snow is perfect for photography, for the texture of the snow itself work as a light reflector, even at night, the … Continue reading

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Thalassemia: Shadow of Death

I have seen many houses in my time, traveled many places, many cities, towns and villages since my childhood, and each time revisiting the places, I had noticed many changes in them, from tragic to that of joy, but one … Continue reading

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