Captains of Za’atari

TFI Network | 2020

In the Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan, Syrian teenagers Mahmoud and Fawzi are friends who aspire to become professional soccer players. When a world renowned sports academy visits the camp, they have a chance to make their dream a reality.

Ali El-Arabi Ali El-Arabi
Director, Producer

After studying Integrated Marketing and Communications at Mansoura University, Ali El-Arabi started working at Dream TV (Egypt). He produced and directed several films with Dream TV, including THE... more»

Aya Dowara Aya Dowara

Aya Dowara is a film producer and cultural advisor. She was previously the Cultural Specialist at the US Embassy in Cairo's Public Affairs Office, managing the Embassy’s portfolios of film,... more»

Amjad Abu Alala Amjad Abu Alala

Amjad Abu Alala is a Sudanese director and producer, born and currently residing in the UAE. He studied media at Emirates University and worked as a documentary director with various media... more»

Mahmoud Bashir Mahmoud Bashir
Director of Photography

Mahmoud Bashir (b. 1991) is an Egyptian cinematographer. He’s worked on more than 23 documentaries, commercial advertisements, and fiction films. His 2011 debut feature BETWEEN THE DESERT AND... more»

Genre: Documentary