Iraq in Fragments

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Iraq in Fragments
Theatrical poster
Directed byJames Longley
Produced byJohn Sinno
James Longley
Music byJames Longley
CinematographyJames Longley
Edited byBilly McMillin
Fiona Otway
James Longley
Distributed byTypecast Releasing
HBO Documentary Films
Release date
  • January 21, 2006 (2006-01-21) (Sundance Film Festival)
  • January 21, 2007 (2007-01-21) (United States)
Running time
94 minutes
CountryUnited States

Iraq in Fragments is a documentary film directed by James Longley. Longley shot the film in Digital Video on a Panasonic DVX100 miniDV camcorder. The film premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival where it won three awards: "Directing Award Documentary", "Editing Award Documentary" and "Excellence in Cinematography Award Documentary".[1] The film is also a part of the Iraq Media Action Project film collection. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.[2] The film was shot in Iraq and edited at 911 Media Arts Center in Seattle. This film has three parts to it which describe the viewpoints of Sunni, Shi'ite, and Kurdish residents.[3]

Film credits[edit]

  • Director: James Longley
  • Producers: John Sinno, James Longley
  • Editors: Billy McMillin, Fiona Otway, James Longley
  • Camera: James Longley
  • Post Coordinator: Basil Shadid
  • Sound / Music: James Longley
  • 2nd Unit Camera: Margaret Longley
  • Re-Recording Mixer: Dave Howe
  • Colorist: Bill Lord
  • Translators: Ahmed Ayed, Ali Zekki, Dler Hashim, Duler Bojan, Istifan Braymok, Mohammed Mohana, Mustapha Hasan, Nadeem Hamid, Reyal Sindi, Zaid Al Rawi, Zaid Fahmi, Zirak Dilshad


  1. ^ 2006 Sundance Film Festival
  2. ^ "NY Times: Iraq in Fragments". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-11-23.
  3. ^ MacDonald, Moira (2006-02-02). "Films with Seattle ties win Sundance, Slamdance awards". The Seattle Times.

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