Mobile cinema relief for Iraq

In Iraq's Missing, Iraqi films, Mobile cinema, Son of Babylon on April 6, 2010 at 3:43 pm

What can you do when nearly all of the cinemas in the country have been destroyed by bombs and warfare, obliterating a flourishing film industry? When people can no longer go to the cinema, you bring the cinema to the people: that was the reasoning that inspired Iraqi film maker Mohamed Al-Daradji in 2007. Although people laughed at the idea at the time, this summer his mobile cinema is touring Iraq to bring films to various locations.

Read the full article @ The Power of Culture.


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