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Layth Abdulamir

    • Yemen: in the country of the queen of Sheba

      A documentary directed by .

      The ” magyal”, is in Yemen a daily gath­er­ing where friends chew the ” kât ” together, talk­ing and lis­ten­ing to music or poetry. A musi­cian is show­ing us his instru­ment, the ancient lute, which can only be found now in Yemen and in the Comoros ; the ” qanbus […]

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    • Iraqi Christians: chronicle of an announced exodus New

      A documentary directed by .

      Nowa­days, and more than ever, the Chris­t­ian com­mu­nity in Iraq is at risk of dis­ap­pear­ing. For­merly pro­tected by Sad­dam Hus­sein, since the end of the dic­ta­to­r­ial regime, they have been suf­fer­ing per­se­cu­tions lead by small groups of fun­da­men­tal­ist Mus­lims. This eth­nic reli­gious group, how­ever present in Iraq since the […]

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    • Yemen: a time for the sacred

      A documentary directed by .

      Why make a film on Yemen? First, you must real­ize that South­ern Ara­bia is simul­ta­ne­ously leg­end and real­ity. This is what the writer André Mal­raux meant when he spoke of South­ern Ara­bia as the “lin­ger­ing poetry of extinct dreams”. “Yemen, a time for the sacred” shows that dreams of grandeur […]

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    • Iraq, the song of the missing men

      A documentary directed by .

      In look­ing beyond the par­tic­u­lar his­to­ries and sen­si­tiv­i­ties of Iraq’s dif­fer­ent com­mu­ni­ties, Iraqi film­maker Layth Abdu­lamir exam­ines the com­mon roots of this often mis­treated and mis­un­der­stood coun­try. His cam­era cap­tures the cul­tural, social and his­tor­i­cal her­itage of men and women who wove […]

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