Voices of Iraq
Voices of Iraq ★★★ 2004
In April of 2004 a crew of American filmmakers distributed 150 video cameras to citizens of Iraq. Given full artistic and legal license to speak at will, the citizens participate in an unbiased experiment showing the true sentiment of the wartorn country. Surprisingly, there is little complaint of the U.S. and coalition's occupying troops and rampant hatred against their former dictator, Saddam Hussein; which leads us to believe that perhaps the cameras were given to select sects, rather that random citizens, or likely a dictatorship in the editing room. Still, it makes for an empowering tool in the struggle of a wounded country. 79m/C DVD . USM: Narcicyst, Euphrates.