RTD Documentaries honoured at prestigious New York Festivals
RTD Documentaries has won a Finalist Certificate at 2019 New York Festivals TV & Films Awards for Iraqi Safe House, a film about an orphanage for Iraqi boys. The film was honoured in the Social Issues category, competing with documentaries by Al Jazeera English, ESPN Films, and Swedish Television, among many others.
Iraqi Safe House is also the name of the charitably funded children's home that helps boys who live in poverty or who lost their parents to ISIS or in battle against the militants.
New York Festivals, World’s Best TV & Films is a prestigious international TV and film competition that honours story-telling in various genres, including documentary, animation, promos, and others from more than 50 countries.
This isn't the first time RT Documentaries have received accolades; previous winning titles include, Growing up with War: Children of Syria, Sea Life Savers, Love Commandos, H2wOe, Albino Africa, Blood and Honour, She is My Son, The Shegué, the Sorcerer and Che Guevara, Trauma, and A City of Desolate Mothers.