7 films Found
Sidik has spent the last twenty-five years searching for a Persian leopard in the genocide-scarred mountains of Kurdistan in northern Iraq. If he can capture one of these magical creatures on film, the rugged region will be declared a national park and the bombs will never fall again. Sidik still hasn’t found his leopard, but he refuses to give up. Acclaimed director Reber Dosky guides us through…
This powerful investigation into Shia clerics in some of Iraq's holiest shrines uncovers a network of exploitation of young women and girls, trapped into prostitution and pimped out by a religious elite. For the first time the clerics' secret sex trade has been captured on camera. Undercover filming and victim testimony reveal how they procure young women for male clients, and are prepared to co…
As Iraq fights to achieve food self-sufficiency, unexplained crop fires are ruining thousands of acres of farmland. The government points to natural causes, but is it arson, and if so, who's to blame?
After almost two decades of war and strife, Iraq's capital is finally experiencing a period of relative stability. PBS looks at how the battle-worn capital is witnessing the re-emergence of a once burgeoning art scene.
The murder of 22-year-old Iraqi model and Snapchat star Tara Fares in 2018 sparked shock and outrage worldwide. For the small and growing community of young Iraqis for whom Tara was a symbol of a freer Iraq, her life and death continue to reverberate.
More than a year after the end of the war against IS, Iraq’s government faces a new challenge. Survivors of the war believe they’re not getting the quality of care they deserve.
Documenting life under the Islamic State is hard enough, but for a young Iraqi female journalist it must be the hardest story. When Noor finds herself and her camera on the frontline of the Iraqi army's move into IS territory, she evocatively reveals the painful stories of women and children from IS families. But when she begins to question the treatment of them by the Iraqi army, Noor soon becom…