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My country my country

Author: Jocelyn GlatzerLaura PoitrasKāẓim SāhirIndependent Television Service.Praxis Films.All authors
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Zeitgeist Films, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documentary providing an intimate portrait of Iraqis living under U.S. occupation. The principal focus is Dr. Riyadh, an Iraqi medical doctor, father of six, and Sunni political candidate who is an outspoken critic of the occupation but passionate about the need to establish democracy in Iraq. As his waiting room is filled daily with patients suffering the physical and mental effects of ever-increasing violence, Dr.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary
Documentary films
Personal narratives
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jocelyn Glatzer; Laura Poitras; Kāẓim Sāhir; Independent Television Service.; Praxis Films.; American Documentary, Inc.; Zeitgeist Films.
OCLC Number: 79663457
Language Note: In Kurdish, Arabic or English, with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Special features: "Abu Ghraib inspection" film short (13 min.); original theatrical trailer (3 min.).
Container insert includes production notes from director Laura Poitras, chapters, and production credits.
Credits: Cinematography, Laura Poitras ; editors, Erez Laufer, Laura Poitras; music, Kadhum Al Sahir.
Cast: Featuring Dr. Riyadh, Peter Towndrow, Carlos Valenzuela, Cpt. Khris Scarcliff.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert ([6] p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen format (1.85:1).
Contents: Baghdad --
Joe "reasonable" Iraqi --
Three months before elections --
Life in Adhamiya --
Gun deal --
"Bad things can happen" --
Ballot number 351 --
Two weeks before elections --
Kidnapped --
"Dad, are you going to vote?" --
"Life is a tragedy.
Other Titles: POV (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by Jocelyn Glatzer & Laura Poitras ; directed & filmed by Laura Poitras ; a co-production of Praxis Films and the Independent Television Service (ITVS) ; produced in association with P.O.V./American Documentary.

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Documentary providing an intimate portrait of Iraqis living under U.S. occupation. The principal focus is Dr. Riyadh, an Iraqi medical doctor, father of six, and Sunni political candidate who is an outspoken critic of the occupation but passionate about the need to establish democracy in Iraq. As his waiting room is filled daily with patients suffering the physical and mental effects of ever-increasing violence, Dr. Riyadh struggles to understand the tragic contradiction of the U.S. occupation of Iraq and its project to spread democracy through the Middle East.

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