Section: In the Shadow of War
Children of God (2013)
A young amputee boy bets his prized possessions, a series of football posters, on the girl’s team winning a battle-of-the-sexes football match in an attempt to gain the affections of his crush, their goalkeeper.
|Country||Iraq, U.K., Netherlands, Hungary|
|Subtitle||Simultanneous translation into|
|Directed by||Ahmed Yassin|
|Director of Photography||Najwan Ali|
|Edited by||Zainab Al-Hariri, Medoo Ali, Ahmed Yassin|
Ahmed Yaseen Al-Daradji (1986) is a screenwriter and director who graduated from Baghdad University in audiovisual studies. He's worked as an editor and sound engineer for a satellite TV station. He has collaborated on the making of many films and has independently directed short films. He's currently studying at a film school in London where he also works in satellite TV. This film is a part of the set Iraqi Childhood.