ON THE BANKS OF THE TIGRIS
Marsha Emerman / Australia 2015 / 79 min / HD / V.O.S.C.
Saturday 29th september 21.30h
Filmoteca de Catalunya – Sala Laya
Premiere in Spain
When Majid Shokor escaped from Iraq he discovered that the songs he loved as a child in Baghdad have a hidden history. To find out more, Majid makes a bold journey from Australia to Israel, Europe and Iraq to meet Iraqi musicians, hear their music and stories, and unite them in a concert for peace and reconciliation.
Best Documentary: Baghdad International Film Festival
Audience Choice: Arab Film Festival, San Francisco/Los Angeles
Best Director, Documentary: Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival