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Remember Baghdad Rated 15

Remember Baghdad

Dir. Fiona Murphy. UK, 2017. 1h 10m.

Five Jewish families look back on the history of Baghdad’s once vibrant Jewish community. An illuminating documentary composed of intimate interviews, extensive personal and news archive film, as well as footage from Iraq today.

A Q&A hosted by the British Institute for the Study of Iraq follows this screening. The panel features Professor Eugene Rogan (Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History, University of Oxford) and Avi Shlaim (Emeritus Professor of International Relations, University of Oxford).

‘A great story – brilliantly told. Informative, passionate and with an extraordinary cast of characters. It deserves to win lots of prizes.’ James Le Fanu, Author and Columnist for The Daily Telegraph

’A story you never dreamed existed, by a natural film maker.’ Rachel Johnson, Author and Columnist for The Mail on Sunday


Wednesday 2 May: 18:30