Homeland (Iraq Year Zero) Part II - After the Battle

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Homeland (Iraq Year Zero) Part II - After the Battle

Directed by Abbas Fahdel

  • Iraq 2015; 174 min
  • Original version: Arabic
  • Genre: Documentary
    • Best Film, Special Mention Prix Interreligieux - Visions du Réel
    • Doc Alliance Selection Award - FF Locarno
    • Grand Prize for Best International Feature, People's Choice - RIDM
    • Audience Prize - FICUNAM
    • Grand Prize for Best International Feature & People's Choice Award - RIDM

  • Homeland (Iraq Year Zero) Part I - Before the Fall

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A film in 2 parts. Chronicles of everyday life in Iraq before and after the U.S. invasion.

Part I: BEFORE THE FALL: For several months, the director filmed a group of Iraqis, mostly members of his family, in their expectation of the war. This first part of the film ends with the start of U.S. strikes on Baghdad.

Part II: AFTER THE BATTLE: Americans invades Iraq and the film shows the consequences of this invasion on the everyday life of the characters. The film ends with the violent death of one of the main characters: the nephew of the filmmaker, twelve years old boy Haidar.



    Abbas Fahdel