Globo’s award-winning telenovela ‘Orphans of a Nation’ travels the world and premieres in Israel and Georgia


Orphans of a Nation – Jamil (Renato Góes), Laila (Julia Dalavia) and Dalila (Alice Wegmann) – Photo Credit Globo – Paulo Belote

Viva channel, which acquired ‘A Second Chance’ and showing ‘The Other Side of Paradise’.The telenovela also advances new territories and arrives in Georgia, a country in Central Asia, will air on Rustavi2 channel the same day.

According to Angela Colla, Head of International Sales at Globo, the arrival of ‘Orphans of a Nation’ at Viva channel shows the strength of the longstanding partnership between the company and the Dori Media group, which owns the channels Viva and Viva Plus.

Orphans of a Nation – Dalila (Alice Wegman) Photo Credit Globo -Paulo Belote

Written by Thelma Guedes and Duca Rachid and directed by Gustavo Fernandéz. In the plot, two Syrian refugees need to leave their homeland and leave for Brazil to rebuild their lives.  The telenovela had technical partnership with UNHCR (UN Refugee Agency), which cooperated with information about the context of forced displacement and socio-cultural integration of refugee people. In addition, the cast also featured a Syrian refugee, Kaysar Dadour, who brought a real look to his character.

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