Kingdom of Garbage

Shorts in Competition: Student

World Premiere

U.K., Iraq | 9 MINUTES

KINGDOM OF GARBAGE

Drama, Family Friendly
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

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Yasir Kareem

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.
Director
Yasser Kareem
Screenwriter
Yasser Kareem
Producer
Mohamed Al-Daradji
Editor
Yasser Kareem
Cinematographer
Ayman Al-Amiri
Composer
Kad Achouri
Cast
Yakeen Hussein, Salam Husham, Hassan Mustafa Husham

CONTACTS

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