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Amerli by Yahya Al Allaq

Amerli is a feature-length film, which tells the story of an epic journey and heroic escape of two siblings who must walk through the mountains and forests of Northern Iraq to escape Isis and find their way to safety.

Yahya Al Allaq Photo: Goethe-Institut Yehya has received a Master of Fine Arts in Filmmaking from the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles in 2014. After his return to Baghdad, he was able to produce several short films, and, eventually, he directed his first feature film South Wedding. Currently, the film maker is working on his latest project Amerli.