KAROUMA

By Boubaker BOUKHARI

MAD SOLUTIONS - as SALES All rights / DISTR Theatrical, TV, DVD-video, VOD, Airline

Animation - Completed 2016

The film follows Karouma, the unique gifted boy who is striving to break through and to leave his parents’ nest to pursue his dreams and live his life in its full potential.

Festivals
& Awards

Pennine Film Festival 2016
Best Animation Film Award
Annual International Independent Film Festival (Worldfest-Houston) 2016
Silver Remi Award
New York International Short Film Festival 2016
"Best Animation Winner"
    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Animation
    • Countries
    • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
    • Duration
    • 12 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Boubaker BOUKHARI
    • Producer(s)
    • John SHAW (Twofour54 Creative Lab)
    • Synopsis
    • Meet Karouma; the extraordinary young boy.
      Like many other kids, Karouma’s parents love him deeply, like many other kids, Karouma loves to play, and like many other kids, Karouma is filled with joy and happiness. However, Karouma is totally not like many other kids.

      Born with a birth defect, Karouma has to live without his arms. With the help of his parents, Karouma learned to live a normal life as possible, but wherever he goes, everybody stares at him, and even attack him for being different. Left with no choice, his parents are forced to hide him away from the people who could harm him.
      Never leaving the apartment, and forced to live life as no other kid would want to, Karouma grows restless and lonely.
      One day, Karouma finally makes friends, but those friends are not the kids in his neighborhood, or classmates from school. His friends are the birds; pigeons living on his building’s rooftop. With their friendship, he discovers how extraordinary he really is.
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