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Title Iraq in fragments [(DVD) videorecording] / Typecast Pictures presents a Daylight Factory production ; director, James Longley ; producers, John Sinno, James Longley.

Publication Info. [Seattle, Wash.] : Typecast Releasing, [2007]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  956.70443 IRA    AVAILABLE
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Description 2 videodiscs (225 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD.
Language Arabic and Kurdish, with English, French, German, Japanese and Spanish subtitles.
Credits Camera/sound/music, James Longley ; editors, Billy McMillin, James Longley, Fiona Otway.
Note Originally produced in 2006.
Contents Disc 1. Iraq in fragments (94 min.) -- disc 2. Sari's mother (21 min.) -- Iraq before the war (14 min.) -- An interview with James Longley (20 min.) -- Independent Film & Television College (IFTC) shorts: Hiwar (12 min.); Let the show begin (15 min.); Omar is my friend (15 min.); Baghdad days (34 min.).
Summary Documentary in three parts. Offers a series of intimate, passionately-felt portraits: A fatherless 11-year-old is apprenticed to the domineering owner of a Baghdad garage; Sadr followers in two Shiite cities rally for regional elections while enforcing Islamic law at the point of a gun; a family of Kurdish farmers welcomes the U.S. presence, which has allowed them a measure of freedom previously denied. American director James Longley spent more than two years filming in Iraq to create this stunningly photographed, poetically rendered documentary of the war-torn country as seen through the eyes of Sunnis, Shiites and Kurds.
Subject Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Videodiscs.
Postwar reconstruction -- Iraq -- Videodiscs.
Insurgency -- Iraq -- Videodiscs.
Counterinsurgency -- Iraq -- Videodiscs.
Iraq -- Social conditions -- 21st century -- Videodiscs.
Coalition Provisional Authority -- Videodiscs.
Iraq -- Politics and government -- 2003- -- Videodiscs.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 2001-2009 -- Videodiscs.
Genre Documentary films Iraq.
Added Author Longley, James.
Sinno, John.
Typecast Films (Firm)
Daylight Factory (Firm)
Added Title Sari's mother.
Iraq before the war.
Let the show begin.
Omar is my friend.
Baghdad days.
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