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The Message

The Message Al-Risalah   Lebanon, Libya, Kuwait, Morocco, UK / 1976 / English and Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 181 min The Message is an epic classic about the birth of Islam set in the 7th century in Mecca. The powerful leaders are in conflict with...

Fairuz

Fairuz   NORDIC PREMIERE United Kingdom / 2015 / English and Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 18 min Youssef struggles with the recent loss of his wife and the solitude of growing older. At the wedding of his only daughter Fairuz, it is revealed that she and...

Kingdom of Garbage

Kingdom of Garbage   NORDIC PREMIERE Iraq, UK, Netherlands, USA / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 9 min Zahraa, a refugee from Northern Iraq, dreams of going to school. Instead she and her brother, Hassan, must scour a landfill site for valuable...

The Iraqi Superman

The Iraqi Superman   NORDIC PREMIERE Iraq, UK, Netherlands, USA / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 7 min A tormented young man constructs an ingenious devise to rescue his father from Abo Ghraib prison. What he finds there is far from his expectations,...

Taste of Life

Taste of Life   NORDIC PREMIERE Iraq, UK, Netherlands, USA / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 7 min In the aftermath of a tragedy, a grieving mother visit’s the site where her son was killed. There she encounters the young boy’s spirit, unable to make...

Gift of my father

Gift of my father   SWEDISH PREMIERE Iraq, UK, Netherlands, USA / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 6 min A seemingly normal car journey crosses from present reality into a recurring nightmare as Hamoudi, a young victim of war, relives his traumatic...

Dark to Dark

Dark to Dark   NORDIC PREMIERE Iraq, UK, Netherlands, USA / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 7 min On the day of her wedding, a young girl hides from her family. Through her eye’s, we observe the anguish and conflict between her family members, exposing...

A Nation Without a Homeland

A Nation Without a Homeland   NORDIC PREMIERE Iraq, UK, Netherlands, USA / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 12 min Mohamed is a refugee from Syria. He has no recollection of his family or life before he reached Baghdad. In an attempt to reunite Mohamed...