Documentary Short Film Contest 50 ED. 2022
Irak – Spain 2021/2022 12' Documentary
Shot in northern Iraq, this film explores the unbreakable friendship between two Yazidi boys while they were child soldiers under the ISIS regime. Now, as youngsters, they come together to discuss everything that was unspeakable at the time and try to figure out what the future holds for them in a country that refuses to acknowledge their plight.
DIRECTION: Gemma Atkinson
Documentary director. For nearly twenty years, her goal has been to find and tell humanistic stories from around the world. Her documentaries on tax evasion, police abuse, and government malpractice have earned her prison threats but also several awards.
|Conor Fortune, Nicolette Waldman and Matthew Wells. Fat Rat Films.|
|Vian Saeed, Barzan Naif|