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6 Battle for the Gulf, 1 of 6, A Summer Cloud
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in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 1 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 52 mins
At the end of the Iran-Iraq War, Iraq was close to bankruptcy because of President Saddam Hussein’s military spending and his attempts to build nuclear weapons. The U.S. had sided with Saddam Hussein during Iraq’s eight-year war with Iran, but the American government was confident it could contain his ambition...
in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 1 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 52 mins
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6 Battle for the Gulf, 2 of 6, A Dark and Frightening Picture
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in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 2 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 50 mins
This film begins on August 2nd, 1990 – the day Iraq invaded Kuwait. Republican Guard tanks sealed off the city while Iraqi special-forces seized government buildings. The advancing Iraqis met little resistance. The Emir had stood down his army to avoid provoking Saddam. Many of his soldiers were taking their sum...
in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 2 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 50 mins
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6 Battle for the Gulf, 3 of 6, Wrong on All Points
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in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 3 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 50 mins
Republican Guard tanks sealed off Kuwait city while Iraqi special forces seized government buildings. The advancing Iraqis met little resistance. The Emir had stood down his army to avoid provoking Saddam. Many of his soldiers were taking their summer vacations. Saddam thought any reprisals would be limited and wo...
in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 3 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 50 mins
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6 Battle for the Gulf, 4 of 6, The 19th Province
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in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 4 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 51 mins
The Cairo conference, the diplomatic offensive, the exodus of refugees from Kuwait, the military mobilization and the Allied decision to go on the offensive on November 8th, 1990. The occupation of Kuwait, the organisation of the resistance, the military build-up of 700,000 troops and the final diplomatic rounds....
in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 4 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 51 mins
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6 Battle for the Gulf, 5 of 6, A Different Kind of War
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in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 5 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 50 mins
The air war by the Allies begins. The Allies started jamming Baghdad’s radar defences. The jamming gave the game away. Iraqi radars were blinded, but 3,000 anti-aircraft guns and 60 missile batteries began firing wildly into the sky. Allied missiles destroyed the main telephone tower. Another laser-guided bomb h...
in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 5 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 50 mins
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6 Battle for the Gulf, 6 of 6, Wounds in the Soul
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in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 6 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 50 mins
Surrender at Safwan: a secret deal? The rebellions by the Kurds in the north and Shia in the south; the imposition of sanctions on post-war Iraq. The effects of the war on Iraq, on Saudi Arabia and on Palestine.
in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 6 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 50 mins
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12 Days, 12 Nights in Damascus
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directed by Roshak Ahmad, fl. 2009-2017; produced by Arte France, DOKfilm and Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (RBB) (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2017), 52 mins
The civil war has raged since 2011 and killed around 250.000 people. Roshak Ahmad is a Kurdish student. In 2013, she films during 12 days of urban combats. In the Al Hajar Al Aswad district, she accompanies the unit of Abu Omar's rebel fighters. They have barricaded themselves in a house. Assad’s snipers have ta...
directed by Roshak Ahmad, fl. 2009-2017; produced by Arte France, DOKfilm and Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (RBB) (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2017), 52 mins
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Alep Mémoires d'une Ville en Guerre
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written by Pierre Piccinin da Prata, 1973- and Anass El Azhar Idrissi, fl. 2017; directed by Anass El Azhar Idrissi, fl. 2017 and Pierre Piccinin da Prata, 1973- (Paris, Ile-de-France: L'Harmattan, 2017), 2 hours 43 mins
En mai 2012, ont eu lieu les "élections libres" annoncées par le président Bashar al-Assad. La promesse faite à son peuple par le jeune chef d'État syrien n'a pas été tenue. Rapidement, les manifestations pacifiques, durement réprimées par le régime, se sont muées en une révolution armée. Le 17/7/12,...
written by Pierre Piccinin da Prata, 1973- and Anass El Azhar Idrissi, fl. 2017; directed by Anass El Azhar Idrissi, fl. 2017 and Pierre Piccinin da Prata, 1973- (Paris, Ile-de-France: L'Harmattan, 2017), 2 hours 43 mins
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Au-dessus des collines
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written by Carole Equer-Hamy, fl. 2012; directed by Carole Equer-Hamy, fl. 2012; produced by Candela Productions (Paris, Ile-de-France: L'Harmattan, 2012), 58 mins
Au Burundi, les massacres interethniques se sont succédés pendant des décennies, laissant des milliers d'orphelins. Marguerite Barankitse (Maggy) a vécu les pires atrocités et en est miraculeusement rescapée. Pour continuer de vivre après ce drame, Maggy a décidé de rester dans la tourmente sur ses collin...
written by Carole Equer-Hamy, fl. 2012; directed by Carole Equer-Hamy, fl. 2012; produced by Candela Productions (Paris, Ile-de-France: L'Harmattan, 2012), 58 mins
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Born in Gaza 
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directed by Hernán Zin, 1971-; produced by Jon Sistiaga, 1967-, Bebe, 1978-, Olmo Figueredo González-Quevedo, 1980- and Hernán Zin, 1971-, La Claqueta PC and Contramedia Films (Boulogne-Billancourt, Ile-de-France: Java Films, 2014), 1 hour 10 mins

Filmed during the 2014 siege of Gaza, which left 507 children dead and 3,598 wounded, BORN IN GAZA follows a group of young children growing up in a war zone.

"We were eight kids on the beach. We came to play football," states Hamada, 13. Then the shelling started. Four boys, all aged between nine and eleven, were...

directed by Hernán Zin, 1971-; produced by Jon Sistiaga, 1967-, Bebe, 1978-, Olmo Figueredo González-Quevedo, 1980- and Hernán Zin, 1971-, La Claqueta PC and Contramedia Films (Boulogne-Billancourt, Ile-de-France: Java Films, 2014), 1 hour 10 mins
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