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Iraq in fragments [videorecording] / Typecast Pictures presents a Daylight Factory production ; director, James Longley ; producers, John Sinno, James Longley
Alternate Title Sari's mother [videorecording]
Iraq before the war [videorecording]
Interview with James Longley [videorecording]
[Seattle, Wash.] : Typecast Releasing, c2006
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  DS79.769 .I737 2007    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Iraq War, 2003-2011
Subject Iraq -- Social conditions -- 21st century
Coalition Provisional Authority
Subject(s) Postwar reconstruction -- Iraq
Insurgency -- Iraq
Counterinsurgency -- Iraq
Subject Iraq -- Politics and government -- 2003-
United States -- Foreign relations -- 2001-2009
Subject(s) Documentary films
Physical Description 2 videodiscs (94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD, widescreen (16x9), Dolby Digital 5.1
Language In Arabic and Kurdish, with English or Spanish subtitles
Credits Camera/sound/music, James Longley ; editors, Billy McMillin, James Longley, Fiona Otway
Incomplete Contents disc one. Documentary (94 mins.) -- disc two. Sari's mother (21 min.) -- Iraq before the war (14 min.) -- An interview with James Longley (20 min.) -- 'IFTC student shorts' (60 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
Alternate Author Longley, James
Typecast Films (Firm)

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