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My Sweet Pepper Land makes Middle East debut tonight

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Published: Mon 28 Oct 2013, 12:50 PM

Last updated: Fri 3 Apr 2015, 5:14 AM

THE ABU DHABI Film Festival is showcasing the very best cinema from around the world.

Kurdish director Hiner Saleem leads a delegation down the red carpet tonight for the Middle East premiere of My Sweet Pepper Land, a playful and provocative drama about a police chief in a border town in a stand-off with a local teacher. The film, which screens at 9pm, was selected for Un Certain Regard at Cannes this year.

The Abu Dhabi Film Festival runs until November 2. For a full schedule of events visit

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