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It's a story about sacrifices, the social order of society, and the power of a simple gift. Santa Claus in Baghdad is a story about giving set in modern-day Iraq. Amal is a sixteen-year old girl who has fallen a year behind in school due to illness. When she learns that her favorite teacher is leaving, she recruits her classmates to decide on a going-away present for him. Meanwhile, her little brother, Bilal, thinks that their uncle, who will be visiting soon from the United States, is actually Santa Claus. He would like nothing more that to receive a toy car from this visitor from far away. When Bilal's anticipation ...

  • DirectorRaouf Zaki
  • Runtime: 38 min
  • StudioGaiam TV
  • QualityHD

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