Description: Winner!!! Docs In Progress Decade of Docs: Window to the World Award! Ten years after the US-led war in Iraq, thousands of displaced Iraqi refugees are still facing a crisis in the United States, yet their personal stories have been mostly underreported. The Lost Dream, follows Nazar and Salam who had to flee Iraq […]
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While visiting Iraq for the premiere of his debut feature film in 2007, Mohamed summons the courage to look back over the last three turbulent years of his life that saw the creation of his feature film in a volatile war zone.
An opus in three parts, Iraq In Fragments offers a series of intimate, passionately-felt portraits: 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.