Life on the Rubbish tip


Life on the Rubbish tip

I spent 6 months in northern Iraq to tell the story of one woman – Sunwr Omar – whose father is on the run, having been accused of her killing.

(Life on the Rubbish Dump) Producer/Director. September 2015 BBC

I met refugee families whose only means of survival is to scavenge in the rubbish dump, which serves the regional capital, Erbil

A film by Namak Khoshnaw

Special Thanks to
Roza Sheikani
Najlaa AbouMerh
Karwan Xoshnaw
Haidar Ahmed
Awaz Hamid

Production Coordinator

Emma Davidson

Production Manager

Emanuele Pasquale

Safin Ahmed
Namak Khoshnaw

Post Production Supervisor
Mohmood Mushatat

Picture Editor

Shayma Alissi

Executive Producer

Christopher Mitchell

Deputy head of Programmes

Louay Ismail

Head of Programmes

Samir Farah

Documentary Editor

Marc Parkins


Namak Khoshnaw

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