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Abraham

Synopsis
Set against the backdrop of ISIS’ imposition of the “jizya” - or tax - on non-Muslims in its territories, a Christian family devises a plan to protect its only daughter. However, their “perfect” solution might end up having more tragic consequences than intended.

Production company 
Baburka Production
E-mail: baburkaproduction@gmail.com

Most important cast Sara El Debuçh / Mohamed Zouaoui / Basil Al Ali / Ali Kareem Obaid Aldrawsha / Faisal Dasser / Wolf Layban
Language Arabic with English subtitles

Director: Ali Kareem Obaid

Biography
Born 1984, is an Iraqi filmmaker. In 2011 he graduated as Theater Director from the Academy of Fine Arts, Baghdad University. In 2016 he finished his Master in Choreography and Performance at the Institute for Applied Theatre Studies, Gießen University (Germany). His first short film Hassan in Wonderland has been part of 45 film festivals all around the world, and has won seven awards, lastly the Van Gogh Award for the Best Family Film at Amsterdam Film Festival 2015. 

Filmography
2016 Abraham / 2016 Hassan in Wonderland