Shocking and Awful
A Grassroots Response to War and Occupation

Shocking and Awful - A Grassroots Response to War and Occupation
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12 episodes in this series

Episode 1 The Real Face of Occupation - Recent Military Actions in Iraq
Part one of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq…
Episode 2 Standing With the Women of Iraq
Part two of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. This program asks what the U.S. invasion and occupation has meant for the women…
Episode 3 National Insecurities - Muslims in the US
In the wake of 911 the U.S. government launched a 21st century pogrom against Arabs and Muslims in the U.S, inflaming racial and religious hatreds and fears. Violence against immigrants,…
Episode 4 The Art of Resistance - Art in Response to War
The growing impact of artists and cultural performances that have invigorated and enlivened resistance to America's imperial war on Iraq. Picasso responded to the fascist takeover of Spain in the…
Episode 5 Dance of Death - US Soldiers and the Iraqi People
Part five of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. This program examines the relationship between U.S. soldier-occupiers and the Iraqi people. What impact…
Episode 6 Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of Iraq
In the wake of the U.S. invasion, the military stood by and watched the destruction of the museums and archives of Iraq, the oldest treasures of human civilization. Millennia of…
Episode 7 Globalization at Gunpoint - The Economics of Occupation
The military occupation of Iraq has enabled the U.S. to enforce privatization of the Iraqi economy, in effect, selling off Iraq's assets to foreign investors. A look at the challenges…
Episode 8 The World Says NO to War
Part eight of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. This program documents the massive protests of tens of millions of people throughout the…
Episode 9 Empire and Oil - Oil in the Middle East
Modern empires run on oil, and controlling this resource is key to the domination and destruction of potential rivals. This program examines the history of the Middle East and the…
Episode 10 Channels of War - The Media is the Military
The mainstream television networks have fanned the flames of war, and have profited from doing so. This program looks at how the U.S. corporate media has sanitized our field of…
Episode 11 Resistance at Home - American's Opposing the War in Iraq
Part eleven of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. This episode focuses on the millions of Americans who have said, NO! to the…
Episode 12 Baghdad - Realities of War in Iraq
A raw and uncensored look into the every day realities of war in Iraq; Italian filmmaker Dario Bellini has created a film that shows the human face of war. Without…

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The Real Face of Occupation - Recent Military Actions in Iraq
Episode 1 of Shocking and Awful
Part one of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and shows how people are mobilizing to deal with the issues raised by the war.
The World Says NO to War
Episode 8 of Shocking and Awful
Part eight of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. This program documents the massive protests of tens of millions of people throughout the world in opposition to the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Sounds and images from 16 countries show passionate and creative reactions…
Baghdad - Realities of War in Iraq
Episode 12 of Shocking and Awful
A raw and uncensored look into the every day realities of war in Iraq; Italian filmmaker Dario Bellini has created a film that shows the human face of war. Without dialogue or narration, Baghdad is a haunting collage of still and moving images providing an inside look into the lives…
Dance of Death - US Soldiers and the Iraqi People
Episode 5 of Shocking and Awful
Part five of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. This program examines the relationship between U.S. soldier-occupiers and the Iraqi people. What impact has this interaction had on the soldiers, what hopes or resentments has it fueled in the people of Iraq?
Resistance at Home - American's Opposing the War in Iraq
Episode 11 of Shocking and Awful
Part eleven of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. This episode focuses on the millions of Americans who have said, NO! to the invasion and occupation of Iraq and the larger Bush agenda of clampdowns on free speech, increased spying on citizens and…
Amal's Garden
Amal and Mustafa have shared a long life together in northern Iraq. When Amal decides to finally renovate their home after a decade of war, Mustafa retreats to the garden, here he encounters the curious gaze of his grandniece and her camera. An intimate snapshot of life at the boundary…
A Conversation - Howard Zinn and Woody Harrelson on the Iraq War
In October 2003, months after the United States launchaed its brutal, criminal war on the people of Iraq, historian Howard Zinn sat down with actor Woodly Harrelson for a provocative, humorous, wide ranging conversation. Filmed at Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN), the public access television station in Manhattan.
Homeland: Iraq Year Zero
In February 2002 - about a year before the U.S. invasion - Iraqi filmmaker Abbas Fahdel traveled home from France to capture everyday life as his country prepared for war. No strangers to war, the Iraqis thought they understood what was coming, and could even manage to be grimly humorous…
National Insecurities - Muslims in the US
Episode 3 of Shocking and Awful
In the wake of 911 the U.S. government launched a 21st century pogrom against Arabs and Muslims in the U.S, inflaming racial and religious hatreds and fears. Violence against immigrants, especially Arabs, imprisonment without trial, especially for Muslims became shockingly common occurrences in the United States. Jason da Silva's film…
Globalization at Gunpoint - The Economics of Occupation
Episode 7 of Shocking and Awful
The military occupation of Iraq has enabled the U.S. to enforce privatization of the Iraqi economy, in effect, selling off Iraq's assets to foreign investors. A look at the challenges to privatization. Part seven of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq.
Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of Iraq
Episode 6 of Shocking and Awful
In the wake of the U.S. invasion, the military stood by and watched the destruction of the museums and archives of Iraq, the oldest treasures of human civilization. Millennia of history were bombed, looted and destroyed, and with them much of the memory and culture of Iraq. Part six of…
Empire and Oil - Oil in the Middle East
Episode 9 of Shocking and Awful
Modern empires run on oil, and controlling this resource is key to the domination and destruction of potential rivals. This program examines the history of the Middle East and the desire of the United States to control its petroleum resources, through the Iraqi War and allegations of "weapons of Mass-Destruction"…