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
A project from bureauofcommongoods.com, Made by Hand is a new short film series celebrating the people who make things by hand—sustainably, locally, and with a love for their craft.
In our inaugural film, we visit the Breuckelen Distilling Company, the first gin distiller in Brooklyn since prohibition. Founder Brad Estabrooke talks about starting from nothing and the imperfect process of perfecting a craft. His experience bears a lesson for us all: knowing you could fail brings you that much closer to success.
director of photography JOSHUA KRASZEWSKI
editor MATT SHAPIRO
title design MANDY BROWN
music ROMAN ZEITLIN
sound recordist ROBERT ALBRECHT
re-recording mixer NICHOLAS MONTGOMERY
BRAD ESTABROOKE & BREUCKELEN DISTILLING CO.