Iraq+10 Film Series: Turtles Can Fly

5:30 pm on Wednesday, November 28, 2012
9:00 pm on Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The Iraq+10 project presents a series of Middle Eastern and Western films recognizing the decennial anniversary of the US-led invasion of Iraq. Take a break from your textbooks and come attend this semester’s last installment of the Iraq+10 film series, Turtles Can Fly. On the eve of the second Gulf War, a Kurdish village in Iraq waits for the American invasion with a mixture of trepidation and hope, and a hunger for information. The film follows the daily struggles of the local children, many of them orphans and refugees, some of them maimed by mines and otherwise scarred by war. A touching story, Turtles Can Fly was the first movie shot in Iraq after the fall of Saddam Hussein. Please RSVP Mikaela at for refreshments. (TBA) * Films being held in conjunction with CAS courses AN307 and IR507/PO571. Sponsored by the BU Institute for Iraqi Studies. Public welcome to attend.