30 hand picked films. A new one every day
A movie about a movie: In this case, the (fictional) struggle to make a film about Saddam Hussein’s very real massacre of Iraqi Kurds in 1988.
2015 | Winner: Best Film
2014 | Winner: UNESCO Award
2014 | 2 nominations including: Best Film
2014 | 2 wins including: Best Film from the Arab World
A surprisingly amusing, touching and refreshing witty film on the silliness of cinema, the tribulations of filmmaking and the ironies of history. But not the kind of stuff you'd want to watch again anytime soon.
Somehow I'm not really that into Iraqi flicks. I finished it only out of stubborn effort. There I go.