Short Film: Fighting Forward
Posted on May 31, 2023

In this special episode produced in collaboration with New Naratif, Ali Reza Yawari shows us the life of a refugee lost in the middle of a country that doesn’t acknowledge his status as he finds himself through Taekwondo.

Director & Producer Ali Reza Yawari

Muhammad, a refugee athlete with a passion for Taekwondo, struggles with his identity in a country where his status is not fully recognized by the government to allow him access to his basic rights. Despite the challenges, he still struggles to find a way to continue his passion. 

This story was produced in collaboration with New Naratif as part of our Story Fellowship programme. The fellowship programme is fully supported by Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF).


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