"You see, for Iqbal I was not invisible. I existed, and he made me free." This is the story of Iqbal Masih - as told through the voice of Fatima, a young Pakistani girl whose life is changed by Iqbal's courage and spirit. Iqbal is a child slave, sold to work in a carpet factory. But he refuses to act like a slave and the charismatic boy offers hope to the children. Soon, the factory is not running as smoothly: the children are organising subtle acts of resistance - from scattering dust and lint to ruining carpets. Iqbal escapes, eventually contacts a human rights group, and returns to the factory to free his friends...
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