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Film Offers Intimate Look at Iraqi Political Life

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Film Offers Intimate Look at Iraqi Political Life

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Film Offers Intimate Look at Iraqi Political Life

Film Offers Intimate Look at Iraqi Political Life

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Dr. Riyadh is the subject of Laura Poitras' documentary about politics in Iraq, My Country, My Country. hide caption

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The documentary My Country, My Country follows the story of a doctor in Iraq who is running for political office.

Director Laura Poitras lived with Dr. Riyadh, his wife and their six children while shooting the film, which offers a rare glimpse of what it is like to become the target of terrorists.

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