Those who donate can get printed copies of the screenplay, Open Shutters, or a copy of two anthologies to which Pachachi contributed: Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here or We are Iraqis: Aesthetics and Politics in a Time of War. London-based filmmaker Maysoon Pachachi & Baghdad-based novelist Irada Al Jabbouri are raising funds to make Another Day in Baghdad, a story based in lived experience and set in Iraq’s capital in Winter 2006:
Rooted in the real life experiences of two female authors in post-invasion Iraq (2006), the film unites cast & crew from the Middle East & Europe for the first ever international film production led by a female director of Iraqi origin. Advertisements
Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailPrintLinkedInRedditGoogleTumblrWhatsAppPinterestTelegramPocketSkypeLike this:Like Loading…‹ Arabic Literature in Translation: 18 Works Forthcoming in Winter-Spring 2018Categories: Iraq This will be the second collaboration between Pachachi and Al Jabbouri. They previously worked together on the documentary film & book project Open Shutters Iraq: Our Feelings Took the Pictures, a project through which a group of women refugees from five Iraqi and Syrian cities were guided in taking photographs and presenting their lives to each other. Co-written by award-winning London-based filmmaker Maysoon Pachachi & Baghdad-based novelist Irada Al Jabbouri, the script won the IWC Schaffhausen Script Award – presented by Cate Blanchett in 2012.