WINNER

Best Narrative Film from the Arab world

ABU DHABI FILM FESTIVAL

2013

 

OFFICIAL SELECTION

RAINDANCE FF

2014

 

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Tallinn Black Nights

2014

 

OFFICIAL SELECTION

MOVIES THAT MATTER

2015

 

OFFICIAL SELECTION

LATIN ARAB FF

2014

 

OFFICIAL SELECTION

SANTA BARBARA IFF

2015

 

OFFICIAL NOMINATION

CINEMA FOR PEACE FOUNDATION

JUSTICE AWARD

2015

 

In The Sands of Babylon

"With flair and filmic elan bringing into sharp focus one of the most gripping, terrible and unknown episodes relating to the Gulf War, brilliantly combined with dramatic reconstruction, witness testimony and archival footage."       -          Abu Dhabi Film Festival Jury

Drama | 2013 | 92 mins

DCP | HD CAM | HD CAM SR | Digi Beta | 35mm Print

 

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Synopsis

After years of silence, three mass grave survivors recount the horrendous tales of their capture and attempted murders by Saddam’s brutal regime during the 1991 Iraqi uprising. Meanwhile the untold story of ‘Ibrahim’ an Iraqi soldier is put to rest…

Director - Mohamed Al-Daradji

Mohamed Al-Daradji

Mohamed Al-Daradji is a critically acclaimed and multi-award winning filmmaker. Born in Baghdad, he studied film in Hilversum (Netherlands) before travelling to the UK to complete two masters degrees.

 

His work has screened all over the world and has recieved a great deal of positive attention. Always striving for authenticity in his film projects, Mohamed is one of the only prominent filmmakers currentley working in Iraq today. 

Iraq's Missing Campaign

Iraq's Missing Campaign

The Iraq's Missing Campaign was established to create high-profile campaigning and to provide direct practical relief and support to the relatives of missing and disappeared persons in Iraq.

In The Sands of Babylon (2013)
In The Sands of Babylon (2013)
In The Sands of Babylon (2013)
In The Sands of Babylon (2013)
In The Sands of Babylon (2013)