HALABJA - THE LOST CHILDREN

Muhr Arab Documentary
Germany, Iraq, Syria / 2011 / Kurdish dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / Digital File / 72 minutes

Winner of Muhr Arab / Documentary /Muhr Arab Documentary – Special Jury Prize: Akram Hidou (Director)

Synopsis

Ali visits the cemetery of Halabja, in Kurdistan, Iraq, where he remains silent in front of a tombstone with his name scratched upon it. Twenty-one years after Saddam Hussein's poison gas attack in 1988, Ali returns to Halabja looking for his lost family. Meanwhile, five families in Halabja, all have their hopes pinned on him to be their missing child.

Genre

War

Cast & Credits

15+

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