This documentary shows us the life in a refugee camp on Arbat, in the Iraqi Kurdistan. The film focuses on a boy of the camp who dreams of making a film about the plight of his people.
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Dyab. A boy’s dream from a refugee camp
12-year-old Dyab is a Kurdish Yazidi boy living at Arbat refuge camp, after the horrendous attacks by the Islamic States on their villages at Shingal Mountains (Sinjar).
However, Dyab’s dream is, to become a filmmaker and actor and tell the stories and sufferings of his people to the outside world.