Screening date:25-11-2015 -- 20:30
Kingdom of Garbage
Zahraa dreams of going to school, but she and her brother Hassan must scour a landfill site for valuable materials to provide for their poor family. When a trade between Zahraa and the self-proclaimed "King of Garbage" goes wrong, the siblings' relationship is tested.Country: Iraq/UK
Production: Mohamed Al-Daradji (Human Film)
Contact: Andy Guy
Director: Yasir Kareem
Editing: Yasir Kareem
Cinematography: Ayman Al-Amiri
Music: Kad Achouri
Cast: Yankeen Hussein, Salam Husham, Mustafa Husham
Fiction – 9'
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Yasir Kareem was born in 1986 in Nasiryah, Iraq. He is a graduate from the college of science. He has written screenplays for short films and documentaries, notably Happy Birthday, a short film by Mohanad Hayal which premiered at the Berlinale. He is currently a student of the Iraqi Independent Film Centre and also works as a journalist.