Tag: Reel Iraq 2013

Mohamed Al-Daradji: Showcasing Iraq

Mohamed Al-Daradji: Showcasing Iraq

By Mohamed Al-Daradji Mohammed Al-Daradji, an Iraqi filmmaker, delivers a personal account of Iraq's art and culture scene. From an early age and unbeknown to my parents, I used to sneak to the cinema every week to watch the latest film from India — there was only ever one career choice...

The Invasion of Iraq: Ten Years Later

The Invasion of Iraq: Ten Years Later

By Yasmin Fedda Yasmin Fedda, a filmmaker and PhD student at Edinburgh College of Art, talks about the Iraq War and the upcoming Reel Iraq Festival in the UK. On March 21, 2003, a US and UK coalition invaded Iraq under the premise of freeing it from its then dictator Saddam Hussein. On the same...

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