Sabri Hakim

Still Photographer - Jordan
Sabri Hakim
Location:
Amman, Jordan
Day job:
Freelance photographer & graphic designer
Dream job:
Film Director
Film:
The Age of Stupid
Time on the job:
Only about 1 hour for the shoot actually
Jet, jeep, bus or bike:
Jet
Original connection:
Memorable moment:
The face of the mother of the children I took photos of
Scared of:
Very few things

Biography:

Some other photos Sabri took for the film. Click on the thumbnail to see a larger version of each photo.
Noor & Rasmia portrait: Noor Bayyoud (aged 2) is the younger sister of the Iraqi refugees featured in the film, Jamila & Adnan. Their father was killed during the US-led invasion of 2003. Her mother Rasmia is still traumatised by the death of her husband, mutilation of her son and destruction of her house. She sells second hand shoes and clothes on the streets of Amman, Jordan.  Date: August 2007 Location: Amman, Jordan Copyright: Spanner Films Credit: Sabri Hakim / Spanner Films Restrictions: Free for use in Age of Stupid-related promotion. No resale.
Noor & Rasmia

Lizzie, Franny, Jamila and Adnan: Director Franny Armstrong (left) and Producer Lizzie Gillett with the two Iraqi stars of the film on their backs. Date: August 2007 Location: Amman, Jordan Copyright: Spanner Films Credit: Sabri Hakim / Spanner Films Restrictions: Free for use in Age of Stupid-related promotion. No resale.
Lizzie, Franny, Jamila and Adnan

Jamila and Noor - portrait: Jamila Bayyoud, aged 8, is an Iraqi refugee living on the streets of Jordan after her home was destroyed - and father killed - during the US-led invasion of 2003. Here she's holding her 2 year-old sister, Noor.  Date: August 2007Location: Amman, JordanCopyright: Spanner FilmsCredit: Sabri Hakim / Spanner FilmsRestrictions: Free for use in Age of Stupid-related promotion. No resale.
Jamila and Noor

Crew - Jordan: The team who worked on the film in Jordan. We found our fixer and translator through NGOs and filmmaking contacts in the area.  Front row (from left): Iraqi refugee Adnan Bayyoud (aged 9), his sister Jamila Bayyoud (aged 8)Back from (from left): Director Franny Armstrong, Fixer Rafat Jayyousi, Producer Lizzie Gillett, Iraqi refugee Rasmia Bayyoud and translator / fixer / inspirational woman Khulood Ali Nassir Date: August 2007Location: Amman, JordanCopyright: Spanner FilmsCredit: Sabri Hakim / Spanner FilmsRestrictions: Free for use in Age of Stupid-related promotion. No resale.
Crew - Jordan
Jamila portrait - with pink scarf
Jamila with pink scarf

Jamila and younger sister Noor - landscape
Jamila and younger sister Noor - landscape

Adnan and JamilaAdnan and Jamila

Jamila and Noor playing in the sand: Jamila Bayyoud, aged 8, is an Iraqi refugee living on the streets of Jordan after her home was destroyed - and father killed - during the US-led invasion of 2003. Here she's playing in the sand with her 2 year-old sister, Noor. Date: August 2007 Location: Amman, Jordan Copyright: Spanner Films Credit: Sabri Hakim / Spanner Films Restrictions: Free for use in Age of Stupid-related promotion. No resale.
Jamila and Noor playing in the sand:
This is one of my favourite photos from the set I took for this film.