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Broken Record

Broken Record
  • 2013
  • Iraq
  • 75 min
  • Directed by: Parine Jaddo
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  • Website: www.reelfestivals.org

A snapshot of filmmaker Jaddo's personal journey to find a Iraqi/Turkman song that her mother used to sing. The melody is in her head, but she can no longer remember the lyrics, and so begins her ride through Iraq's musical heritage, much of it destroyed in conflict.

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