Captains of Zaatari

Mahmoud and Fawzi are two friends living in Za'atari Refugee Camp, Jordan. They dream of playing soccer professionally while facing the difficult reality of their lives. When a world-renowned sports academy visits, both have a chance to fulfill this dream.

Captains of Za'atari is a film shot over six years and following two teenaged friends; Mahmoud and Fawzi who have fled from Syria to the Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan. Like many young boys in the camp, they dream of becoming professional soccer players and explore better opportunities for them and their families, while facing the difficult reality of their lives. When a world-renowned sports academy visits the camp, both have a chance to make this dream come true.

Status

In production