Art and Literature

Director of 'Baghdad Messi' is looking for a hero with special needs

Kurdish director Saheem Omar Khalifah is looking for a child with special needs for his new film "Baghdad Messi".


Khalifah said in a press statement that he would transform his short film "Baghdad Messi" into a long film and is now he is looking for a child with special needs to become the star of the film.


"The child should be between 9 and 12 years old and speak Iraqi dialect fluently and have lost one of his legs," he said.


"Baghdad Messi" is a short film directed by Saheem Omar Khalifah and has won 60 international awards. The film will be produced again as a long feature film with support from the Belgian government.


The short film was produced in 2012 and Khalifah gained a great internation...
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