• Spain
  • Italy
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A quarter of the global population of school age live in war zones or disaster areas. Fewer than one in four under age refugees attends secondary school. Only one in twenty enrolls for university. Less than two per cent of global humanitarian aid is spent on education. Awlad is the story of four refugee children in four different countries and describes their daily struggle to obtain formal education.


  • Original title
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Cosimo Caridi, Simone Mele, Ane Irazabal Elkorobarrutia
  • DOP
    Rodrigo Hernández Tejero, Cosimo Caridi
  • Editing
    Simone Mele
  • Music
    Gian Luca Nigro
  • Duration
    65 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Spain
    • Italy
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • Zlin Film Festival, 2020, Czech Republic
    • Madrid Independent Indie Film Festival, 2020, Spain
    • Olympia Film Festival, 2020, Greece
    • Near Nazareth Festival, 2020, Israel
    • Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, 2020, Greece
  • Awards
    • Med Orizzonti (Special Award) is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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