SHORTS IN COMPETITION: STUDENT

KINGDOM OF GARBAGE

Directed by Yasir Kareem
SHORT NARRATIVE 9 Minutes World Premiere
FILM GUIDE KINGDOM OF GARBAGE
Zahraa 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 to the breaking point. Can the two overcome Zahraa’s innocent mistake?

Screening as part of Shorts: Tightrope
Drama, Family Friendly
About the Director(s)
Yasir Kareem is currently a student at the Iraqi Independent Film Centre. He is the co-writer of Happy Birthday, which premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival and won the rising star award at the Rhode Island International Film Festival.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Student
  • Year:
    2015
  • Length:
    9 minutes
  • Language:
    Arabic
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    World
Cast & Credits
  • Director:
    Yasser Kareem
  • Cast:
    Yakeen Hussein, Salam Husham, Hassan Mustafa Husham
  • Screenwriter:
    Yasser Kareem
  • Producer:
    Mohamed Al-Daradji
  • Cinematographer:
    Ayman Al-Amiri
  • Editor:
    Yasser Kareem
  • Composer:
    Kad Achouri

Contacts