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Abraham
A film by Ali Kareem Obaid
2016/ Italy - Iraq - UAE
8 MIN/ Drama
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.
CAST
Sara El Debuçh
Mohamed Zouaoui
Basil Al Ali
Faisal Dasser
Wolf Layban
CREW
Screenwriter: Ali Kareem Obaid
DOP: Matteo De Angelis
Editor: Victor Rosalini Spacek
Production Company(es)
Baburka Production
Producer(s)
Ali Kareem Obaid
Giulia Georgi
FESTIVALS
- World premiere at the Dubai International film Festival within the Muhr Gulf Short Competition
- Odense International Film Festival in Denmark
- Rome Independent Film Festival (RIFF)
- Seoul international Extreme-Short Image & Film Festival (SESIFF)
- Arab Film Festival Rotterdam
- Malmö Arab Film Festival
- Cyprus International Film Festival
- Slemani International Film Festival
- Arab Film Festival San in USA

The film touches upon the struggles and hardships faced by Arab Christian families under the heavy hand of ISIS in the Arab world.
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