Iraqi Odyssey

Friday, November 27 - Thursday, December 3, 2015

Official Selection Toronto International Film Festival 2015

Official Swiss Entry, Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film
“One of the more breathless documentaries in recent memory.” — Village Voice

“Shedding a new light on a grossly misrepresented country.” — Toronto International Film Festival

Tracing the emigrations of his family over more than half a century, this riveting documentary epic from acclaimed expatriate Iraqi filmmaker Samir pays moving homage to the frustrated democratic dreams of a people successively plagued by the horrors of dictatorship, war, and foreign occupation.

  • Country Iraq/Switzerland/Germany/United Arab Emirates
  • Language In Arabic, English, German, and Russian with English subtitles
  • Rating NR
  • Running Time 162 minutes
  • Director Samir