Stories from modern day Iraq as told by Iraqis living in a time of war, occupation and ethnic tension.

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James Longley
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Mohammed Haithem Mohammed Haithem ... Self
Suleiman Mahmoud Suleiman Mahmoud ... Self
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Iraq in Fragments illuminates post-war Iraq in three acts, building a picture of a country pulled in different directions by religion and ethnicity. Filmed in verité style with no scripted narration, the film explores the lives of ordinary Iraqis to illustrate and give background to larger trends in Iraqi society. Written by James Longley

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Documentary | War

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300 hours of material was filmed in Iraq over a period of more than two years for this production. 1600 pages of typed transcripts, translations of material from Arabic and Kurdish, were made before picture and sound editing could begin. See more »

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Featured in The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007) See more »

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War Criminal George W Bush Occupied,Plundered & Devastated IraQ
9 March 2016 | by nomoreprejudiceSee all my reviews

Iraq in Fragments is a documentary film directed by James Longley. Longley shot the film in Digital Video on a Panasonic DVX100 mini DV camcorder. The film premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival where it won three awards: "Directing Award Documentary", "Editing Award Documentary" and "Excellence in Cinematography Award Documentary". The film is also a part of the Iraq Media Action Project film collection. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. The film was shot in Iraq and edited at 911 Media Arts Center in Seattle. This film has three parts to it which describe the viewpoints of Sunni, Shi'ite, and Kurdish residents.

War Criminal George W. Bush Occupied,plundered and devastated Iraq and unfortunately was not impeached or punished!. What A Shame!.


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Country:

USA

Language:

Kurdish | Arabic

Release Date:

19 January 2007 (UK) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Baghdad, Iraq See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$24,435, 12 November 2006

Gross USA:

$204,462

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$240,888
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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