Al Haj Nejim

Al Haj Nejim 2015

(Nadia), who was born and raised in (France), returns to (Iraq) to rediscover her roots and origins. During this journey, (Nadia) gradually uncovers the story of her grandfather, Haj (Najm) Al-Baqal, the owner of the date shop, and the man who was one of the prominent leaders of the revolution in (Najaf) against British colonialism in 1918. The film sheds light on the impact that Haj (Najm) Al-Baqal's struggle left on the people of (Najaf).

  • Released: 2015-03-15
  • Runtime: 94 minutes
  • Genre: Drama, History, War
  • Stars: Sami Kaftan, Maymoon Al Khalidi, Awatef Naeem, Taha Alwan, Hanna Mohammed, Khalil Ibrahim, Colin David Reese, Harry Lister Smith, Abdul Jabbar Al-Sharqawi, Aida Schlaepfer, Aida Schläpfer Al Hassani
  • Director: Amer Alwan