When young Iqbal is sold into slavery at a carpet factory, his arrival changes the whole lot for the opposite overworked and abused chidren there. It’s Iqbal who explains to them that in spite of their master’s promises, he plans on keeping them as his slaves indefinetely. But it’s also Iqbal who inspires the opposite children to seem to a future free from toil…and is brave enough to turn them learn how to get there.
This moving fictionalized account of the actual Iqbal Masih is told in the course of the voice of Fatima, a young Pakistani girl whose life is changed by Iqbal’s courage.
Release date: July 5, 2005
Age Range: 8 and up