First screened in September 2014
Director: Samir. Documentary of Iraq's social and political history across the 20th-century, prompted by the filmmaker's investigations into several generations of his family's experience. Twitter Capsule:
History of 20th century Iraq as Homeric family saga. Acute meditation on paradox. Modest but rich new flexing of 3D.
Recuperates 3D as a humanist tactic, bringing us even closer to testifying subjects. Comprehensive enough for those who know little about Iraq, but detailed enough to gratify the well-versed.