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Images of Conflict
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directed by Huw Walters; produced by Huw Walters (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2007, originally published 2007), 51 mins
In a world where we are constantly bombarded by approved images of censored warfare you might be forgiven for thinking that a modern war could be fought without suffering or pain. What choices must a photographer make when they capture a conflict for the rest of the world? Images of Conflict looks at the work of...
directed by Huw Walters; produced by Huw Walters (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2007, originally published 2007), 51 mins
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Baghdad Blogger
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directed by Salam Pax (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 20 mins
"I live in Baghdad. I am a blogger. A blog is an online diary." So begins this succinct report from Salam Pax, an Iraqi journalist attempting to keep the world informed about his beleaguered country. Pax regularly sends fifteen-minute video reports to the BBC. Filmed in Najaf, Baghdad, Karbala, and the south of Ir...
directed by Salam Pax (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 20 mins
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TV Iraqi Style
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directed by Christian Trumble; produced by Christian Trumble (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2011), 47 mins
For over 20 years, Iraqi TV was dominated by one familiar, heavily moustached face. But since Iraq’s number one celebrity got evicted, Baghdad has become a hive of TV wannabes...
directed by Christian Trumble; produced by Christian Trumble (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2011), 47 mins
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This World, Britain's Jihadi Brides
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directed by Sarah Waldron, fl. 1997-2016 and Fatima Salaria, fl. 1993; produced by Fatima Salaria, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation, in This World (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 51 mins
Why are young women giving up the security of British citizenship, the love and support of their families and the comforts of Western living to become part of the Islamic State, the self-styled 'caliphate' fighting its way through Syria and Iraq? This World explores the stories of five separate disappearances - fr...
directed by Sarah Waldron, fl. 1997-2016 and Fatima Salaria, fl. 1993; produced by Fatima Salaria, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation, in This World (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 51 mins
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60 Minutes, John Murtha (Rep John Murtha)
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produced by Robert G. Anderson, fl. 2000, Columbia Broadcasting System; interview by Mike Wallace, 1918-2012, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 2006), 13 mins
Congressman John Murtha details his exit strategy. He expects big reduction in Iraq troops. Mike Wallace reports.
produced by Robert G. Anderson, fl. 2000, Columbia Broadcasting System; interview by Mike Wallace, 1918-2012, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 2006), 13 mins
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Agony of a Nation
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directed by Paul Moreira, 1961- (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2007), 53 mins
It’s become a nightmarish vision of the ultimate failed state. In Iraq, death squads wage sectarian war protected by their police uniforms. The real story behind the bloody statistics.
directed by Paul Moreira, 1961- (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2007), 53 mins
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Danger Zone, Episode 3, Iraq
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produced by Andrew Paterson, in Danger Zone, Episode 3 (London, England: TVF International, 2016), 24 mins
This award winning series ventures into some of the most dangerous regions on the planet to uncover why these hostile environments are plagued by conflict and how ordinary people make do in such challenging circumstances.From Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, to ISIS-controlled Mosul, Iraq, how did these areas b...
produced by Andrew Paterson, in Danger Zone, Episode 3 (London, England: TVF International, 2016), 24 mins
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Epic of Black Gold, Episode 4, The Oil Depletion
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directed by Yves Billon, 1946- and Jean-Pierre Beaurenaut; produced by James Akins, 1926-2010, Jean-Michel Carré and Yves Billon, 1946-, Histoire, Zero-3 Productions and Les Films Grain de Sable, in Epic of Black Gold, Episode 4 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2007), 53 mins
THE EPIC OF BLACK GOLD is a landmark six-hour series designed to enlighten and provide some answers to one of the most important paradoxes of our time…oil. It is key to everyday life on this planet, yet beyond a few experts, very few people really understand its story and the mechanisms of its economy. BLACK...
directed by Yves Billon, 1946- and Jean-Pierre Beaurenaut; produced by James Akins, 1926-2010, Jean-Michel Carré and Yves Billon, 1946-, Histoire, Zero-3 Productions and Les Films Grain de Sable, in Epic of Black Gold, Episode 4 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2007), 53 mins
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ISIS: Rise of Terror
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directed by Rudy Bednar, fl. 1984; produced by Emily Wynn, fl. 2012, Lincoln Square Productions (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2016), 1 hour 24 mins

How does a local militia run by a former criminal become the world's most feared terrorist organization--a self-proclaimed state able to coordinate and inspire deadly attacks in cities and towns around the world?

ISIS: Rise of Terror reveals the origins of the Islamic State, what they want to achieve, and how t...

directed by Rudy Bednar, fl. 1984; produced by Emily Wynn, fl. 2012, Lincoln Square Productions (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2016), 1 hour 24 mins
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War and Truth
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directed by Michael Samstag; produced by Michael Samstag (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2004), 1 hour
The invasion of Iraq was the most extensively reported conflict in history. Over 2,000 journalists descended on the country to send the story home. But how were their stories repackaged, and sanitised ready for public consumption?
directed by Michael Samstag; produced by Michael Samstag (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2004), 1 hour
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