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Forget Baghdad: Jews and Arabs - The Iraqi Connection

  • Release Date: Dec 05, 2003
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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 54 min.
  • Genres: Film, Film & Television History, History, Politics & Government, Race & Ethnicity, Social History, TV & Radio
  • Director:Samir


The conflict between Arabs and Jews in the Middle East has been a long and ongoing struggle, which, in many respects, is intensified by the fact the two sides are quite close in terms of both geography and heritage. Filmmaker Samir Naqqash has chosen an especially potent example of this paradox in this documentary -- the lives of four Iraqi Jews who were members of the Communist Party. Forced to leave Baghdad in the 1950s, they became refugees in Tel Aviv, but while their religious beliefs made them...more

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