Hasan Hadi, Writer/Director 

Sloan Grant(s) Received: 2020, Production Award, New York University 

Project Type: Short Film 

Genre: Coming of Age 

Length: 15 pages 

Field of Science: Technology 

Stage: Development 


14-year-old Iraqi, Ismail, is an excellent repairman and a die-hard soccer fan. When a blackout in his rural village jeopardizes watching the 1998 World Cup Final live, he must create a device that does not require external power (in time).