Film screening "Baghdad in my shadow"
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Cinema Iride, Quartiere Maghetti, Lugano
The screening open to the public of the film Baghdad in my Shadow (2019) by the Swiss-Iraqi director Samir will be held on Tuesday, 20 August at 4 pm at Cinema Iride in the context of the MEM Summer Summit 2019, during the review Le vie dei Pardi. The director will be in house and will give a brief introduction to his work.
- Fiction, 100 minutes
- Switzerland / Germany / United Kingdom (august 2019)
- Plot: the runaway wife Amal, the writer Taufiq and the homosexual IT specialist Muhanad meet at Café Abu Nawas, a popular get-together for Iraqi artists and exiles in London. Stirred up by a Salafist preacher, Taufiq's nephew attacks his uncle and his friends, turning everyone's lives upside down.
- Language: arab and english, German and English subtitiles
- Director: Samir
- Cast: Haytham Abdulrazaq, Zahraa Ghandour, Waseem Abbas, Shervin Alenabi, Maxim Mehmet, Kae Bahar