Section: In the Shadow of War
Puberty runs rife in a Baghdad boy’s high-school sex education class where teenage boys fantasize over a sultry teacher. Whilst oblivious: Ali, a naïve adolescent, dreams only of owning a pair of “Nike” trainers.
|Country||Iraq, U.K., Netherlands, Hungary|
|Subtitle||Simultanneous translation into|
|Directed by||Fadhil Abbas|
|Screenplay||Luay Fadhil Abbas|
|Director of Photography||Salam Salman|
|Edited by||Medoo Ali and Luay Fadhil|
Luay Fadhil Abbas (1982) is a director. He completed his engineering studies then graduated from the New York Film Academy in Abu Dhabi and is studying further courses in Los Angeles. He's assisted in the making of many Iraqi feature films. He's independently directed documentaries and short films that he has presented at international festivals. This film is a part of the set Iraqi Childhood.