Refugee and former smuggler stars in Australian film

By Farid Farid
Updated February 25 2024 - 6:05am, first published 6:00am
Iraqi asylum seeker Ali Al Jenabi plays a taxi driver in Australian feature film Damage. (HANDOUT/BUSBY PROJECTS)
Iraqi asylum seeker Ali Al Jenabi plays a taxi driver in Australian feature film Damage. (HANDOUT/BUSBY PROJECTS)

Driving around all night in a taxi in a nameless city with faceless streets, Ali is on an unknown journey with elderly woman Esther who can't remember where to go while he cannot forget his trauma.

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