For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.

The Land of Heroes

Ard al abtal

Directed by Sahim Omar Kalifa
Iraq, Belgium, 2011


Iraq, 1988. A land devastated by war. Dilleer (10) and his sister Zienee want to watch cartoons on television, but that becomes more difficult than expected when bully Malo comes along.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing
The Land of Heroes Directed by Sahim Omar Kalifa

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2011 | Winner: Best Short Film (Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk - Special Award)

Dubai International Film Festival

2011 | 2nd place: Short (Muhr Arab Award)

Related films