Leaving Baghdad + Q&A

Director Koutaiba Al Janabi discusses his award-winning feature Leaving Baghdad, a fiction film following Saddam Hussein's personal cameraman into exile, which showed at BFI Southbank as part of Refugee Week 2012.

The Iraqi-born filmmaker talks about his decision to film in a documentary style and the challenges of raising funding.


Elsewhere on BFI Live



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  • L'Atalante
  • Psycho
  • Separation