Iraq in Fragments

Oscar Nominee

Genre:  Documentary
Running Time:  94 min.
Release Date: February 16, 2007
DVD: July 10, 2007

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Synopsis

The three principal groups in Iraq—Sunnis, Shiites, and Kurds—are profiled in this examination of the divisive forces that are tearing the country apart.

A fatherless 11-year-old is apprenticed to the domineering owner of a Baghdad garage; Sadr followers in two Shiite cities rally for regional elections while enforcing Islamic law at the point of a gun; a family of Kurdish farmers welcomes the US presence, which has allowed them a measure of freedom previously denied.

Director: James Longley
Studio: HBO Documentary Films
Producer(s): James Longley, John Sinno
Official Site: www.iraqinfragments.com

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