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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…
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The Prosecution of an American President
Famed Charles Manson prosecutor and New York Times bestselling author Vincent Bugliosi makes the most powerful, explosive, and thought-provoking argument of his storied career. In The Prosecution of an American President , Bugliosi presents a meticulously researched legal case that…
Battle for Iraq
Part of the Series: Frontline
PBS
A gripping, first-hand look at the fight for Mosul and its implications. Reporter Ghaith Abdul-Ahad makes a dangerous trip inside Mosul to examine the fight and its toll - surviving an ISIS truck bombing along the way.
Meeting ISIS
Go onto the front lines with the Takfiri terrorists known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/ ISIS) with never before seen footage and imbedded perspective. Whoever has dared question them or raise the voice of dissent…
Saddam Hussein
PBS
To maintain power, he used fear, intimidation and violence like few other dictators in history, but he made the fatal mistake of believing his regime could take on the world.
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),…
Losing Iraq
Part of the Series: Frontline
PBS
In a special developing report, FRONTLINE examines the unfolding chaos in Iraq and how the U.S. is being pulled back into the conflict. Drawing on interviews with policymakers and military leaders, the investigative team behind The Lost Year in Iraq,…
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…
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…
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…
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,…
Escaping ISIS
Part of the Series: Frontline
PBS
Before ISIS overran his town in Northern Iraq, Khalil al-Dakhi was a lawyer. But now, he leads an underground railroad that rescues women and children who have been taken captive by ISIS. In Escaping ISIS, a hard-hitting documentary, FRONTLINE delivers…
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…
From Baghdad to Brooklyn - Life of a Iraqi Refugee
Jennifer, an American journalist, befriends Mohamed, a young Iraqi refugee living in Syria. She crosses the line from reporter to advocate, and what follows is a journey that proves to be more than either bargained for - as illusions are…
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…
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…
PNG: The Rules of the Game
In Iraq, the battle for democracy means daily horror and bloodshed. In PNG's recent election, amid fears of violence, murder and mayhem and accusations of rampant corruption on a vast scale ... a powerful white businessman, a traditional PNG coffee…
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…
Shingal - Feminicide in the Age of ISIS
Driven from their ancestral lands by ISIS after a campaign of brutal genocide, the Yazidis, a persecuted religious minority in Iraq, attempt to ransom their kidnapped daughters from the terror group's slave camps while dreaming one day of returning home.…
The Dictator's Playbook - Profiles in Tyranny
PBS
They were ruthless men with unchecked power, ruling their nations with an iron fist. Suppressing dissent, they demanded absolute loyalty, jailing or killing those who opposed them. They ruled by force of personality, but were plagued by secret fears and…
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