B’Tselem-Produced Flick Screened at Film Festival in Iraqi Kurdistan

The film The Boy from H2, directed by Helen Yanovsky and produced by B’Tselem, was recently screened at a special Berlinale Spotlight event in Dohuk, Iraqi Kurdistan. A spokesperson from B’Tselem said, “This is the first Berlinale Spotlight screening at the Duhok film festival, and we were very excited to be taking part in the event.”

A screenshot from the film The Boy from H2

A screenshot from the film The Boy from H2

The film, which premiered in last year’s Berlinale Shorts festival follows 12-year-old Muhammad Burqan, who lives in Area H2 of Hebron, a section of the city under full Israeli occupation.

Thus far the film has been screened at the Vienna Shorts, Melbourne International Film Festival, Palm Springs International Film Festival & Palm Springs Short Fest, and the Kyiv International Short Film Festival.

For a clip from the film, see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSjS_2lPFak