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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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ISIS claims responsibility for Baghdad and Istanbul attacks - The Australian


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Slam dunk for Operation Santa Claus with Dah Sing Bank raising funds in basketball match - South China Morning Post


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Slam dunk for Operation Santa Claus with Dah Sing Bank raising funds in basketball match
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Facebook on board with Operation Santa Claus as it donates US$5000 in advertising credits - South China Morning Post


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Facebook on board with Operation Santa Claus as it donates US$5000 in advertising credits
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Masters champ Danny Willett chips in at UBS charity golf event for Operation Santa Claus - South China Morning Post


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Masters champ Danny Willett chips in at UBS charity golf event for Operation Santa Claus
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Bad Santa? Boy claims he was body shamed by St. Nick - Alabama's News Leader


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FOREST CITY, N.C. (WLOS) - It's practically straight out of a "Bad Santa" movie. A North Carolina mother wants the local Santa Claus fired after saying things that put her 9-year-old son in tears. On Saturday, an otherwise jolly time on Main Street led ...
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