Karrar Al-Azzawi is an Iraqi filmmaker who lives in Norway. He is a BFA student at the TV School, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Lillehammer, Bachelor of Film- Directing and he will finish Spring 2023. He works as an independent film director as well as working at Integral Film. His vision is to contribute to changing the world by fostering greater understanding and solidarity between people.
“Baghdad on fire” is Al-Azzawi’s international debut film. He is currently working on making it into his first feature film. In addition, he is working with a documentary film called “Dreaming Souls” which tell the story of two girls with Down Syndrome, one girl from Iraq and one from Norway.
During his five years in the asylum process, he made the short film ’’Just Crumbs’’ (2016) and organized international photography exhibitions called “Forgotten”, in several European countries with the aim to raise awareness about the refugee situation around the world.