CAPTAINS OF ZAATARI
Documentary | Egypt | 2021 | 73 min.
by Ali El Arabi
CAPTAINS OF ZAATARI is the story of two best friends, Mahmoud and Fawzi, living in the Zaatari Refugee Camp in Jordan, have an undying dream of becoming professional football players while facing the difficult reality of their lives. Despite being confined under dire conditions, they remain hopeful and practice day in and day out. When a world-renowned sports academy visits, both have a chance to make this dream come true.
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Director Ali El Arabi
Editor Menna El Shishini
Cinematographer Mahmoud Bashir
Music Konsonant Music
Sound DB Studios
Produced by AMBIENT LIGHT (EGYPT)
International sales DOFWOOF SALES
Producer Ali El Arabi
Co-Producers Aya Dowara, Amjad Abu Alala, Michael Henrichs
Consulting Producers Daniel J. Chalfen, Mark Lotfy
Associate Producer Esraa El Mowafy