Murtada al-Hachami loves his country. But he hates the world’s perception of it as a land of war and destruction.
As a child, he was forced to flee Iraq with his family. But upon returning as an adult, he finds a place at odds with the media portrayals of it. It is Iraq – a place of peace, love and life – that he wants to show the world.
He has a vision of how he can do that: by flying hot air balloons over the ancient city of Babylon.