Currently Browsing: December 30, 2008

See OPERATION FILMMAKER on PBS!!!

Download Jan’s Chat with Nina Davenport as a pdf.           OPERATION FILMMAKER premieres tonight on PBS!!! Here’s the basic story: An American film crew brings a young Iraqi man named Muthana to their shoot in the Czech Republic.  They’re offering him a great “learning opportunity,” but he has no clue what it really means to […]

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Film Review: OPERATION FILMMAKER

Award-winning documentarian (Nina Davenport) gets stuck in the middle when cultural misunderstandings derail Iraqi student’s internship on an American movie set. Many truths about the war in Iraq are revealed thru this microcosm, but Davenport’s compelling narrative also carries huge moral & epistemological weight well beyond current headlines.  Click here for FF2 haiku.

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