OUR CHILDREN is a Semifinalist in the $200,000 GE FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition. View more Semifinalist films at vimeo.com/groups/focusforwardfilms/albums/6362.

Ruwayda Mustafa has been on a mission to implement child benefits into Iraqi-Kurdistan and joined forces with 'Alliance for Kurdish Rights' to do so. We worked with the children of the Kurdish orphanage and documented Ruwayda and her team's efforts in raising awareness of this initiative.

Directed by: Yad Deen
Camera Operated by: Kurdish Orphans & Yad Deen
Director of Photography: Yad Deen
Edited by: Marko Kovačević
Sound Designed by: Vladamir Đekić
Music Composed by: Shad Deen & Vladamir Đekić
Visual Effects by: Marko Kovacevic
Produced by: Yad Deen & Nadia Al-Dhahir
Executive Producers: Alla Al-Wahab, Haval & Bahar Deen
Researcher: Shann Deen
Production Company: YD Films ydfilms.com
Featuring: Ruwayda Mustafah & Barham Salih
Special Thanks to: Ashna Sheriff, Maher Sinjary, Newroz Sinjari, Malle Khandan Orphanage Kurdistan

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