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ICP Screenings: July 2012

April 18, 2014
- In July 2012, IF implemented 7 documentary screenings of ICP-teams.  After each screening of these documentaries, an overview about the Iraq Foundation and its projects was presented. Descriptions of each screening can be found below. Baghdad Team-3 presented 4 of these screenings to showcase their documentary, “Atter Al-Sama’a (Fragrance of the Sky)”. A total of 310 audiences attended the 4 screenings, and 201 of them answered the questionnaires.  Audience members included: university professors, students, engineers, journalists, artists, and civil society activists.  These screenings took place in Baghdad Province at the following locations: Authors Union’s Hall, the Hall of Assyrian National Movement, Al-Bayt Al Thakafi (The Culture House), and at the Hall of the Socialist Party.  These screenings were implemented on July 13, 18, and 28. On July 7, Kirkuk Team implemented the 4th screening of their documentary, “Hatharatun Tarwyha Judran Samiytah (A civilization narrated by … Continue reading


Photos: ICP Screenings: April – June 2012

April 18, 2014
- Selected Photos: April 11, 2012: Salah Al-Deen team - 3rd screening of Afya’a Wtan (In the Country’s Shadow) documentary in the Hall of Tikrit University. May 21, 2012: Dahouk team – 4th screening of Shajarat Al-Hayat (The Tree of Life) documentary in the Hall of Law School/ Dahouk University. May 21, 2012: Ninava team-4th screening of Naynawa Mawtin Al-Adyan (Ninava Home of Religions) documentary in the Hall of the Turkuman Brotherhood Hall/ Rasheediya area in Mosul. June 1, 2012:  Basra team-4th screening of Al-Iraq Ard Al-Had’arat Wa Mnuba’a Al-Dyan Al-Samawya (Iraq the land of civilizations and the source of religions in the hall of the Labor Union-Basra branch. June 10, 2012: Baghdad team no. 1-4th screening of Hamamaton Hatat Huna (A pigeon landed here) in the hall of the Writer’s Union in Baghdad. June, 19, 2012:  Babil team-4th screening of Multka Al-Adyan (Where all Religions Meet) in the … Continue reading


ICP Documentaries Screened at Iraqi Universities and Institutions: April 2012

April 18, 2014
- This month, IF worked to assist qualified ICP participants to participate in international film festivals as film producers. The ICP Mosul team was accepted as participants at the Malmo Film Festival, to be held in June. This month, ICP teams continued using the ICP Facebook Page to exchange comments and suggestions. IF has also worked to screen winning documentary films at a number of art institutes and universities around Iraq. Descriptions of the screenings can be found below: On April 11, IF screened “In the Country’s Shadow” produced by Al-Salahidin Team, at The University of Tikrit. The audience totaled 80 people, including the Dean of the College of the Arts, scientific associates, administrative assistants, faculty, students, civil society organizations, university professors, media professionals, and clergymen. A discussion took place about the concept of peaceful co-existence between different religious sects, and … Continue reading


ICP Documentaries Broadcast: March 2012

April 18, 2014
- This month, IF successfully broadcasted the five winning documentaries in collaboration with Al-Sumaria, an Iraqi satellite TV station. These documentaries were created as part of IF’s Interfaith Cooperation Project (ICP).  Winning films included:The Tigris River’s Agate (Akik Dijla) by Baghdad Team 2, Where Religions Meet (Multka Al-Adyan) by the Babil Team, A civilization Narrated by Silent Walls (Hadara Tarweeha Judran Samita) by the Kirkuk Team, A pigeonlanded here (Hammonton Hatat Huna) by Baghdad Team 1, and Let’s Live Together (Lan’aeesh Ma’an) by the Diyala Team. AlSumaria edited and broadcast these documentaries as a pro-bono contribution to IF’s work! Also this month, IF created a Facebook page to showcase ICP videos. IF asked all 15 teams to invite civic organizations, family and friends to visit the page, view the documentary films and comment on them. IF also assisted youth in holding screenings for community members in Baghdad, Thi … Continue reading