A feature-length documentary that follows five middle-class Iraqi refugees in Syria and Jordan, who are caught in an absurdist purgatory of endless bureaucracy, dwindling life savings, and forced idleness.
Running Time: 75 min. / 2010
From their exile in Minnesota, recent Iraqi refugees introduce themselves to their new American neighbors through a kaleidoscopic overview of current events inside Iraq.
Run Time: 15:17 / 2015
An Iraqi actor presents a one-act autobiographical account of the anti-corruption demonstrations that occur each Friday in Baghdad.
Run Time: 7:01 / 2015
Magical realism on a brewery tour.
Run Time: 2:34 / 2013
Run Time: 19:15 / 2016
That's What We Hear on the News
Have you ever been asked a strange question?
Run time: 4:33 / 2014
A piano piece by acclaimed Iraqi-Armenian composer Beatrice Ohanessian, never before published or publicly performed, was recently discovered in storage in her sister's home in Minnesota. Pianist Salam Murtada here records the piece for the first time.
Running Time: 16:02 / 2016
A young Iraqi man recalls a formative childhood haircut.
Run Time: 5:50 / 2014