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The First Movie

The First Movie
  • 2009
  • UK
  • 76 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Mark Cousins

Cousins travels to Goptapa, a Kurdish-Iraqi village, and presents its youngsters with cameras – they make little movies about war, love and a fish that goes to a magical place.

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Interview: Mark Cousins - The First Movie

22 Apr 2010

Documentary on experiment introducing the children of Iraq to cinema

Mark Cousins most recent adventure took him to Kurdistan on a mission to spread his love of cinema. Miles Fielder catches up with him Belfast-born, Edinburgh-resident Mark Cousins has been involved with cinema in many ways. He’s hosted the BBC’s cult…

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