Wandering through the Worst Zoo in the World, a young boy SAMI is looking for his football. The loner finds more than that when he encounters the little tiger LAZIZ, who follows him on his quest to find a safe place to play. Against all odds, they become friends. But the remnants of war harbor danger.


Tariq Alrimawi

Jordan, Germany

no dialogue

Short Animation Films

8 minutes

2022 (UAE Premiere)


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Tariq Alrimawi

Tariq Alrimawi is an independent Jordanian animated film director and academic. He graduated with a Master’s in Animation from Newport Film School in the United Kingdom in 2010 and obtained a PhD in Animation from Loughborough University in 2014. His films have been screened at over 200 international film festivals and have won 20 awards. In 2016, Tariq established the Animation and Multimedia Department at the University of Petra in Jordan. In 2021, the British Council named Tariq a finalist for the StudyUK Alumni Awards in the Culture and Creativity category. Currently, Tariq serves as the section head of the Multimedia and Production Studio at the Digital Learning and Online Education office at Qatar University.