LETTERS FROM BAGHDAD

2016 Alumni

Expected to Attend: Zeva Oelbaum and Sabine Krayenb├╝hl; composer Paul Cantelon, Thelma Schoonmaker.

NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE A fearless adventurer, spy and political powerhouse, Gertrude Bell was a true original and the most powerful woman in the British Empire in her day. Letters from Baghdad tells the story of this complex woman who helped shape the modern Middle East after World War I in ways that still reverberate today. This documentary draws upon a treasure trove of archival footage and Bell’s letters, voiced by Tilda Swinton, to help restore her rightful place in history

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Director: Zeva Oelbaum and Sabine Krayenb├╝hl
Producer: Zeva Oelbaum
Cinematographer: Gary Clarke, Petr Hlinomaz
Music: Paul Cantelon
Running Time: 95
Language: English, Arabic
Country: USA, UK, France
Year: 2016