- 1h 23min
- Directed by: Hogir Hirori, Shinwar Kamal
Impressive and moving documentary about Major Fakhir Berwari, a bomb and mine defusal specialist in war-torn Mosul. Combat videos and professional footage follow him as he defuses hundreds of devices armed with only a pair of clippers. The emphasis is on suspense rather than context, but Berwari comes across as a local hero who deserves international recognition.
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The Deminer23 Apr 2018
Documentary capturing the courageous efforts of one man in war-torn Mosul
'Major Fakhir is walking towards death,' crackles an Israeli voice over the radio, as we watch a man clad in army fatigues strolling down a rubble-strewn street towards a car believed to be packed with explosives. It could be a scene out of a Hollywood…
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