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Nice Bombs - Life in Baghdad
Nice Bombs - Life in Baghdad
2016
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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 the conflicting reactions to the conditions of life in Baghdad.. Through a wide range of opinions and experiences he provides a broad panorama of voices long neglected under Saddam’s regime. His cousin Tareef enters the room upon hearing an explosion. “It’s a bomb. A Nice Bomb,” he explains. The phrase is indicative of his family’s nonchalance about their situation. As one young boy put it, “We’re Iraqis. It’s normal.” With humor and resilience Nice Bombs explores Usama’s dual role as both Iraqi and American..
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MVD Entertainment Group, 2006.[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2016.
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1 online resource (streaming video file) (77 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
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In Process Record.Title from title frames.FilmOriginally produced by MVD Entertainment Group in 2006.In English
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language:
English
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