Angel Peacock

Angel Peacock

| 24 min
campus

Dawod is a 12 year old Yazidi boy. The Yazidi are a small Kurdish-speaking sect from northern Iraq that dates back to Mesopotamian times – who have been persecuted for almost as long. ISIS has been waging a campaign of genocide against them since 2014. Over 10,000 men have been killed. Thousands of women kidnapped, raped and trafficked. The survivors are in camps in Kurdistan and a lucky few have been brought to Germany and Canada. Dawod and his mother Naro were held captive by ISIS for months. They managed to escape by running through forests for 9 days and nights without food or water. They made it to one of the refugee camps and from there to Canada, arriving in London, Ontario in January 2018. This is the story of Dawod's arrival in and introduction to his new homeland and way of life.

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Credits
  • featuring
    Dawod Haydar
  • writer
    Peter Svatek
  • director
    Peter Svatek
  • director of photography
    Marie Davignon
  • editing
    Elric Robichon
  • sound design
    Mélanie Gauthier
  • music
    Jeff Johnston
  • producer
    Annette Clarke
  • sound recording
    Eddie Jeanveau
  • translation
    Imad Jiro
    Kamla Khoudeida
    Sadet Noori
  • transcription
    Daniel Svatek
    Lori Heath
  • foley
    Karla Baumgardner
  • foley recordist
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • production supervisor
    Roz Power
  • technical coordinator
    Daniel Lord
    Christopher MacIntosh
  • digital editing technician
    Pierre Dupont
    Isabelle Painchaud
    Patrick Trahan
  • online editor
    Serge Verreault
  • title design
    Jacques Bertrand Simard
  • re-recording
    Jean-Paul Vialard
  • production coordinator
    Mylène Augustin
    Larissa Christoforo
    Christine Williams
  • senior production coordinator
    Camila Blos
    Kelly Davis
  • studio administrator
    Leslie Anne Poyntz
  • associate producer
    Anne Koizumi
  • marketing manager
    Johanna Lessard
  • publicist
    Pat Dillon
  • legal counsel
    Dominique Aubry
  • executive producer
    Annette Clarke
  • executive director
    Michelle van Beusekom