Baghdad Messi (2023)
dir. Sahim Omar Kalifa

Baghdad Messi is the Story of Hammoudi, a young boy passionate football fan. In an attack on a military convoy during the US embargo he loses one of his legs. Moving from Baghdad to a countryside village, he struggles to find his place among the youth, pushing him to set of on a dangerous adventure. Inspired by the award-winning short film Baghdad Messi (2012) starring Hayder Helo.

Category: Fiction, Casting
Stage: Post-production
Main producer: A-Team Productions
Length: 100’
Language(s): Arabic, English
Shooting Location(s): Iraq

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