Namak Khoshnaw

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Namak Khoshnaw
نامق خۆشناو
Namak Khoshnaw.jpg
PronunciationNam-ak Kosh-naw
Kurdistan, Iraq
  • MA
  • PhD
Alma mater
  • University of West London
  • University of Leicester
Years active2000-present
Known forDirector of Iraq: A State of Mind documentary
  • Mind Media Award
  • Journalist of year (2019)
  • New Ground Award (2016)

Namak Khoshnaw is a Kurdish filmmaker from Iraq [1]. Produced/Directed numerous films for the BBC, including Baghdad Cop (2020), Iraq A State of Mind (2019)[2], Sudan’s Bloody Uprising (2018) [3], Killing for Honour (2017)[4], Life on the Rubbish Damp (2016)[5], Policeman of Kirkuk (2015)[6], Slaves of the Caliphate (2014).[7][8][9]

He is the recipient of a number of awards for best documentary including the Mind Media Award, Grierson and FPA[10] for best documentary, Namak also won the journalist of year at FPA for 2019.[11][12] He also won the New Ground Award at International Media Awards in 2016.[13][14]

In the media



  1. "BBC Arabic: Slaves of the Caliphate". 16 January 2015.
  2. "Iraq: A State of Mind - Google Search".
  3. "BBC News Channel - Our World, Sudan's Bloody Uprising".
  4. "BBC World News - Our World, Killing for Honour".
  5. Life on the Rubbish Damp bbc
  6. "BBC World News - the Policeman of Kirkuk".
  7. "BBC World News - Slaves of the Caliphate".
  8. "Namak Khoshnaw".
  9. "The Grierson Trust - Winners".
  10. [1]
  11. "Documentary shortlist 2019 | Mind, the mental health charity - help for mental health problems".
  12. "BBC Blogs - About the BBC - Namak Khoshnaw".
  13. "Namak Khoshnaw".

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