* From Baghdad to the Bay

A Queer Arts Showcase Documentary Screening
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Still shot of film Baghdad by the Bay

From Baghdad to The Bay follows the epic journey of Ghazwan Alsharif, an Iraqi refugee and former translator for the U.S. military. Wrongfully accused of being a double agent, tortured by the U.S. military and ostracized from family and country, Ghazwan struggles to rebuild his life in the United States while coming out as an openly gay activist and competing to become a celebrity chef.

Filled with both tragedy and humor, FROM BAGHDAD TO THE BAY is a roller coaster ride that delights, inspires and builds bridges across communities that might not otherwise intersect. A true embodiment of the American dream, Ghazwan (the film’s protagonist) illustrates the hope and spirit that this country still inspires at a most pertinent time. 

FESTIVAL AWARDS

Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature, Cinequest 2018

Best Film, Programmer’s Award for Excellence, OUTshine 2018

Best First-Time Feature Filmmaker Award, GI Film Festival, 2018

Festival Theme Award for Enriching the Human Spirit Through Film, Ojai Film Festival, 2018

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS

Mill Valley Film Festival

Arab Film Festival

United Nations Association Film Festival

Human Rights Watch Film Festival

DOCUTAH

PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS

Human Rights Watch

International Rescue Committee

Human Rights First

*A full list of community partners can be provided upon request

View the trailer at https://docutah.com/showcase/from-baghdad-to-the-bay/ 

An introduction by the director will precede the screening.

Total Running Time: 68 minutes

Co-sponsored by the Buchting Family Fund and the James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center.

Queer Arts Showcase is a program series by community activist Francisco Buchting, offering opportunities for Queer youth to be exposed to Queer arts and culture.

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