Reviving Iraq's film industry

Iraq’s film-makers restart independent film centre, giving the industry a new lease on life.


    After seven years of war, one of the few industries in Iraq that is prospering is film-making.

    Under the Saddam Hussein regime movies were strictly controlled, but now directors are telling stories about their experiences of war.

    Al Jazeera's Jane Arraf reports from Baghdad.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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