Iraq +10 Film Series: The List

6:00 pm on Thursday, March 28, 2013

IR Eilts Room, 154 Bay State Road, Rm 203

Screenshot from 2013-02-21 18:28:13The Iraq+10 project presents a series of Middle Eastern and Western films recognizing the decennial anniversary of the US-led invasion of Iraq.

The List tells the story of Kirk Johnson, a modern-day Oskar Schindler who is fighting to save Iraqis whose lives are in danger because they worked for the U.S. government and military to help rebuild Iraq. Directed by BU alumna, Beth Murphy.

** Please join us at 6 pm for a Q&A with Kirk Johnson himself!**

Please RSVP Mikaela at smscinst@bu.edu for refreshments. 

* Films being held in conjunction with CAS course IR503/PO570. Sponsored by the BU Institute for Iraqi Studies. Public welcome to attend.

IIS Announcements

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Novel Elias Khoury read from his new book The Broken Mirrors: Sinacol on March 2, 2016, at 7:00 P.M.

Just published! Eric Davis on Taking Democracy Seriously in Iraq

PDF and Kindle versions will be available.

IIS sponsors Muslim Youth conference, April 9, 2015


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