Fri. May 20th, 2022

Freedom fighters that were killed or injured on 6-18-2011 on the frontlines near Misrata.

لا إله إلا الله وال شهيد حبيب الله

Amid the blackened shells of buildings, the air in Misrata still hangs heavy with a sense of loss. After losing his parents to the revolution, 12-year-old Hassan and his friends sit in a bombed classroom learning a new national anthem. Their teacher explains that Gaddafi isn’t the ‘King of Africa’ after all, but ‘a rat’. As Libyans piece together the remnants of a shattered society, this thoughtful film explores what their freedom really means.

By ahmed

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