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The Land of Heroes

Ard al abtal

Directed by Sahim Omar Kalifa
Iraq, 2011
Short

Synopsis

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.

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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)

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