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On the Banks of the Tigris

On the Banks of the Tigris: the hidden story of Iraqi music (2015) Producer/Director: Marsha Emerman


When Majid Shokor escaped from Iraq he discovered that the songs he loved as a child in Baghdad have a hidden history. To find out more, Majid makes a bold journey from Australia to Israel, Europe and Iraq to meet Iraqi musicians, hear their music and stories, and unite them in a concert for peace and reconciliation.

Trailer & info:

* BEST DOCUMENTARY, Baghdad International Film Festival
* AUDIENCE CHOICE, Arab Film Festival, San Francisco/Los Angeles
* FINALIST, BEST DOCUMENTARY, Social & Political Issues, ATOM Awards, Australia
* BEST DIRECTOR, DOCUMENTARY, Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival

Earlier Event: September 2
Letters from Baghdad
Later Event: September 2
Iraq: War, Love, God and Madness