Award-Winning Kurdish Film Reaches U.S. Theaters A Kurdish movie honored at a variety of international film festivals opens in New York and Los Angeles. Turtles Can Fly is set in the days just before the U.S. invasion which toppled Saddam Hussein. It's a portrait of a village -- and especially of children -- on the brink of change.
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Award-Winning Kurdish Film Reaches U.S. Theaters

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Award-Winning Kurdish Film Reaches U.S. Theaters

Award-Winning Kurdish Film Reaches U.S. Theaters

Award-Winning Kurdish Film Reaches U.S. Theaters

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A Kurdish movie honored at a variety of international film festivals opens in New York and Los Angeles. Turtles Can Fly is set in the days just before the U.S. invasion which toppled Saddam Hussein. It's a portrait of a village — and especially of children — on the brink of change.