The Camel Boy

  • Feature
  • 2018
  • 15 Minutes
  • France, Tunisia
  • Language: Persian (Farsi)

Somewhere in the desert, a little boy is plunged by force into an intimidating and completely foreign new world: the world of camel racing.

Director: Chabname Zariâb

Screenwriter: Chabname Zariâb

Production Company: Bien ou Bien Productions

Premier Status: National Premiere



2018: Calcutta International Cult Film Festival, Best Short Film, Winner, India.

Cast and Crew

Screenwriter: Chabname Zariâb

DOP / Camera: Eric Devin

Editor: Guillaume Saignol, Vanessa Baste

Music: Marjan Farsad, Hussein Zahawy

Sound: Lucile Demarquet, Rodolphe Kay

Production Designer: Olivier Sarfati

Producer: Zak Zangro

Cast: Behzad Mahaq, Syrus Shahidi


Chabname Zariâb

Born in Kaboul, Afghanistan, Chabname Zariâb publishes her first novel, “The afghan pianist” in 2011 and known for “When you hear the bells” and “The Camel Boy” in cinema.

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