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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.
From Baghdad to Brooklyn - Life of a Syrian 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…
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…
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…
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…
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,…
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),…
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…
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 List - An American Protecting Iraqi Allies from the U.S. Government
This documentary film tells the story of Kirk Johnson, a modern-day Oskar Schindler who is fighting to save Iraqis whose lives are in danger because they worked for the U.S. government and military to help rebuild Iraq. After leading reconstruction…
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…
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,…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Shocking and Awful - A Grassroots Response to War and Occupation
In response to the attempt to "shock and awe" Iraq into submission, Deep Dish TV put out a call to artists, filmmakers and editors to create this powerful series. Each of the 12 programs contains segments produced by different artists…
12 videos
Nice Bombs - Life in Baghdad
In Nice Bombs filmmaker Usama Alshaibi returns to Baghdad to reunite with his family after nearly 24 years. This documentary navigates through his unique relationship to an Iraq that is much different than the country of his childhood. Usama captures…
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…
Rajiv Chandrasekaran: Why US is Failing in Afghanistan (Commonwealth Club)
Author Rajiv Chandrasekaran is one of the world's foremost reporters on the war and nation-building efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum, bringing together its members for events…