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'Baghdad High' Depicts Teen Lives Defined by War

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'Baghdad High' Depicts Teen Lives Defined by War

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A new documentary features the stories of four boys in their senior year of high school in Baghdad. The students — one Kurdish, one Christian, one Shia and one mixed Sunni and Shia — shot footage of their families, friends and teachers to craft the documentary, a portrait of adolescence in a time of war.

Laura Winter, co-director of Baghdad High, and Ali, one of the Iraqi teens featured in the film, discuss the project.

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