On the Banks of the Tigris
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Winner, Best Documentary, Baghdad International Film Festival
This award-winning film follows Majid Shokor, an Iraqi-Australian from a Muslim background, as he re-discovers the music he loved as a child in Baghdad. Majid journeys from Australia to Israel, Europe and Iraq to meet Iraqi musicians, hear their music and stories, and unite them in a concert for peace and reconciliation.
''Beautifully filmed and paced, with a rich array of personalities and music''. - ABC Radio National
''A powerful meditation on cultural ties, across continents'' - Songlines Magazine
''Moving and intimately human portrait of the lost story of Iraqi music'' - Middle East Monitor