Award-winning writer and producer Mehmet Aktaş is the founder of independent production and distribution company Mitos Film. As a producer, Aktaş has worked with leading Kurdish directors including Hiner Saleem and Bahman Ghobadi. 2014’s Memories on Stone and Letter to the King, which won him Best Screenplay at Norway’s Amanda Awards, are his first two screenwriting credits.

Films

Memories on Stone
2014

Memories on Stone (Biraninen li ser keviri)

Iraq, Germany
2014

Memories on Stone (Biraninen li ser keviri)

In post-Saddam Iraq, childhood friends Hussein and Alan decide to produce a film about the Al Anfal Kurdish genocide. It isn’t going to be easy.…

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The Dark Wind
2016

The Dark Wind (Reşeba)

Iraq, Germany, Qatar
2016

The Dark Wind (Reşeba)

Shortly after the engagement of Reko and Pero, a young Yazidi couple living in the Shingal region of Iraqi Kurdistan, their village is attacked by…

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