KPFK 6/27: Iraq in Fragments

The KPFK Fund Drive continues!Today: the award-winning documentary “Iraq in Fragments” presents a stunning portrait of three worlds. We see the war in Baghdad through the eyes of an 11-year old boy, who has been apprenticed to the domineering owner of a Baghdad garage; next, followers of Moqtada al-Sadr enforce Islamic law at the point of a gun; and finally a family of Kurdish farmers welcomes the US presence.American director James Longley’s film won Best Director, Best Cinematography and Best Editing awards at Sundance in 2006.”This one demands to be seen,” said Kenneth Turan of the LA Times.It “mesmerizes with its insight and, rarer still, its beauty.”We’ll be featuring the film as a fund drive premium.
Watch the trailer for “Iraq in Fragments”

PLUS: DANNY SCHECHTER the News Dissector talks about the crisis of credit card debt – and the financial forces profiting from it. Danny is an Emmy-award winning TV news producer and documentary film maker, and executive editor of, the world’s largest online media issues network.
His new film, “In Debt We Trust,” is about the money we owe, and the bill that’s coming due.We’ll be featuring the DVD as a fund drive premium.