Tuesday, November 30, 2004

About Baghdad: Documentary Film Review

Here is a link (click title) to an interesting review and an interesting web site - PolPop

By Maureen Clare Murphy

We'll give [the Americans] a chance. If there's no freedom ... they know that the Iraqi people are revolutionary. We won't be silent if we are repressed," says an Iraqi man with a weathered face in the documentary About Baghdad, shot in July 2003. His sentiment is shared by many of the other Iraqis interviewed in the film. But one wonders what he would say today, after seeing the images that have come out of Abu Ghraib and Falluja, and now that it is apparent that the U.S. military has had no viable exit strategy. . .


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