Iraqi Odyssey

  Description: Switzerland’s Official Submission for the 88th Academy Awards. Tracing the emigrations of his family over more than half a century, this riveting 3D documentary epic from acclaimed expatriate Iraqi filmmaker Samir pays moving homage to the frustrated democratic dreams of a people successively plagued by the horrors of colonialism, dictatorship, war, and foreign […]

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Iraqi Odyssey clip on Indiewire»

  Watch: Witness the Tragedy of Displacement in Exclusive ‘Iraqi Odyssey’ Clip Iraqi Odyssey Switzerland’s official submission for this year’s Academy Awards, is a sprawling historical documentary from writer-director Samir that tells the story of a globalized middle-class Iraqi family who are scattered all over the world, presenting a moving homage to the frustrated democratic dreams […]

Iraqi Odyssey exclusive clip on Twitch»

Exclusive Clip: IRAQI ODYSSEY, A Scattered Family And Their Shared Dream “Weaving together the ironic, wistful, and witty testimonies of Samir’s relatives with rare documents from private and state archives, Iraqi Odyssey is a riveting epic that creates a genuine people’s history of Iraq.” Iraqi Odyssey will open in New York at the IFC Center and Los Angeles at […]

Jerry & Me at SFJFF 2013»

“A provocative and hilarious cross-cultural investigation.” — Jonathan Rosenbaum “Jerry & Me is a love letter to cinema” — Chicago Journal Jerry & Me will be shown at the 33rd San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, July 25th-August 12th 2013. Click the image to go to the “Jerry & Me” festival page. More info: DVD: $295.00 […]