Production: Kurdistan Regional Government 2012
Director: Fekri Baroshi
Screenplay: Fekri Baroshi & Jesus Roldan
Cinematography: Mario Ortiz
Film Editor: Fekri Baroshi
Running Time: 90 Mins
Language: Kurdish, Arabic
Cast: Emir Muhammed Martin Abdulbaqi Hussein Dawan Nawzad
In the Lion’s Den is a violent drama that explores the lives of adolescents growing up in the troubled city, Mosul, during its most violent period after the reign of Sadam Hussein. Mosul is a city where half of the population is loyal to Hussein, while the other half despises him. Two teens, two cultures, two drastically different paths.
Fekri Baroshi was born in Kurdistan Region in 1974. Having devoted most of his life to music and art, he began devoting his craft to cinema and television in 1999. He produced many award winning short films and documentaries during a period of five years. Fekri is currently developing his first feature film (In The Lion's Den) in 2012.