Distributor:  MediaStorm
Length:  12 minutes
Date:  2006
Genre:  Poetic
Language:  No dialog
Grade level: 4-12, college, adults
Color/BW:  Color
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Iraqi Kurdistan

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Right after the fall of Saddam Hussein, in 2005, the Kurdish people in the northern region Iraq enjoyed stable lives for a short period of time. Iraqi Kurdistan takes us into daily life there, and celebrates the beauty of peace.

Iraqi Kurdistan

In 2005, photojournalist Ed Kashi spent seven weeks in Iraqi Kurdistan, taking thousands of photographs of daily life. The violence had stopped in the region; a federally-recognized parliamentary democracy had just taken hold, and the Kurdish people were able to set roots down again in secure, stable lives. This is a collage-like portrait of a peaceful region that is full of promise, even as it sits so near an ongoing war.

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Awards

Fotoweek DC International Year: 2009 Place: Award of Excellence Category: New Media, Experimental

Citation

Main credits

Kashi, Ed (filmmaker)
Kashi, Ed (photographer)
Storm, Brian (film producer)
Maierson, Eric (film producer)
Rosenfeld, Lauren (film producer)

Other credits

[Photographer: Ed Kashi].


Distributor credits

Brian Storm

Photography: Ed Kashi
Editor and Producer: Brian Storm, Eric Maierson, Lauren Rosenfeld

Docuseek2 subjects

Iraq
Cultural Anthropology
Iraq-Afghan War

Distributor subjects

cultural anthropology, Iraq, Kurdistan, Middle Eastern studies, children & youth issues, family issue, social studies, photojournalism
Expository
WO

Keywords

Brian Storm, Eric Maierson, Iraq, War, Flipbook, Ed Kashi, Iraqi Kurdistan, Kurds, Saddam Hussein, National Geographic,; "Iraqi Kurdistan"; MediaStorm

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