Azerbaijan offers a wide variety of film locations - from its Caspian Sea shoreline, inland central plains and Causasus Mountain ranges. With its varied climate, pack light clothes for filming in May to September, but warmer attire for the rest of the year.
Azerbaijan is the main location for a major feature film, Ali and Nino, starring Adam Bakri as Ali and shootiong rom February 2015. From UK-based production company Archery Pictures, it is based on the book by Kurban Said, about a romance between a Muslim boy and a Christian girl around 1918. It is directed by Asif Kapadia, who won many awards for his documentary, Senna.