Forget Baghdad

Forget Baghdad

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In this documentary, Samir Naqqash, travels to Tel Aviv, Israel, to explore the lives of Middle Eastern Jews. There, he finds a small group of Jews from Iraq who were forced to leave their home country, not only for being Jewish but for being communists. In Israel the members of the group face discrimination for their cultural and ethnic heritage. Naqqash explores their feelings of rejection, plus cultural stereotypes and the nature of the conflict between Arabs and Jews.
Starring Sami Michael, Ella Shohat
Director Samir