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Film Info

Film Year: 2016

Film Duration: 8 min

Country: Germany

Language: Kurdish


Anastasija Bräuniger

Film Category

On the day of the football European Championship finals 2016, a group of Kurdish children from a refugee camp in Northern Iraq, tries to contact the FIFA. The children call the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland to register their team for the football World Championship in 2018. “Champions” was filmed 2016 in a refugee camp between Erbil and Mosul, where Kurdish and Syrian refugees from Kobane are accommodated.