FRONTLINE: Battle For Iraq DVD - AV Item

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First, in Battle for Iraq, produced in association with The Guardian, reporter Ghaith Abdul-Ahad makes a dangerous trip inside Mosul to examine the fight and its toll  -  surviving an ISIS truck bombing along the way. Battle for Iraq is a gripping, first-hand look at the fight for Mosul and its implications.
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First, in Battle for Iraq, produced in association with The Guardian, reporter Ghaith Abdul-Ahad makes a dangerous trip inside Mosul to examine the fight and its toll  -  surviving an ISIS truck bombing along the way. Battle for Iraq is a gripping, first-hand look at the fight for Mosul and its implications.

Frontline: Iraq After Isis First, in Battle for Iraq, produced in association with The Guardian, Iraqi-born Guardian reporter Ghaith Abdul-Ahad makes a dangerous trip inside Mosul to examine the fight and its toll - surviving an ISIS truck bombing along the way. From traveling with members of Iraq's elite special operations forces, known as the Golden Division, to sitting down with a captured ISIS fighter accused of helping carry out seven suicide attacks, to filming inside a nearby hospital that is struggling to cope with thousands of injured civilians, to meeting residents of a refugee camp where there is a growing fear that life under the Iraqi army could be even worse than under ISIS, Battle for Iraq is a gripping, first-hand look at the fight for Mosul and its implications. 

Producer: Joshua Baker, Dan Edge
Production Company: Mongoose Pictures
Production Year: 2016
Copyright Year: 2017
Rating: TV-MA
Narrator: Will Lyman
Talent: Daniel Berger-Jones, Russell J. Gannon, Lewis D. Wheeler
Number of Discs: 1
Length: 34 minutes
Subtitled: Y
Subtitle Languages: English (SDH)
Language Track: English
Audio Format: Stereo
Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen

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“Filmmaker Olivier Sarbil’s PBS-aired documentary offers a gut-wrenching look at a so-called “dirty battle against dirty people,” examining the human costs and difficulties of waging warfare against a remnant of fanatic ISIS guerillas who are hidden among civilians in a densely packed city…Highly recommended.” - Video Librarian




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