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23RD AUGUST 2008

Directed by Laura Mulvey, Faysal Abdullah, Mark Lewis
United Kingdom, 2013
Documentary, Short

Synopsis

A brief opening shot of the famous Al Mutanabbi street book market in Baghdad is followed by an unbroken 18-minute monologue. In it, Faysal Abdullah gradually evokes the lives of Iraqi intellectuals of the left, driven into exile in the early 80’s by Saddam Hussein’s regime.

Synopsis

A brief opening shot of the famous Al Mutanabbi street book market in Baghdad is followed by an unbroken 18-minute monologue. In it, Faysal Abdullah gradually evokes the lives of Iraqi intellectuals of the left, driven into exile in the early 80’s by Saddam Hussein’s regime.

23rd August 2008Directed byLaura Mulvey, Faysal Abdullah, Mark Lewis

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
2014 | Forum Expanded

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