LITTLE WINGS

Muhr Arabic Documentary
Qatar, Tunisia / 2009 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / DigiBeta / 52 minutes
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Synopsis

In January 2009, while Israel is bombarding Gaza, Rashid Masharawi is in Baghdad making a film on young children forced to work in post-war Iraq. Contrasting their lives with those of similarly burdened Gazan children, the film presents a world in which everyone, no matter how young, has to struggle to survive. As a Palestinian and Gazan, with extensive personal experience of life in refugee camps, Masharawi's deep sense of identification with the children's traumas makes for a deeply affecting and authoritative document of local situation.

Genre

Documentary, Drama

Cast & Credits

Suitable for all Ages (G)

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