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From Baghdad to The Bay is a documentary that follows the journey of an Iraqi refugee and former translator for the US military. Wrongfully accused of being a double agent, tortured by the U.S. and ostracized from his family and country, Ghazwan Alsharif struggles to rebuild his life in the United States while coming out as an openly gay man.

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3 Festival Screenings This Weekend!

Kat Cole

Our 2019 screenings continue with 3 different festivals this weekend! This Saturday we'll be sharing the film in Philadelphia at qFlix and at the Sonoma Film Festival. Then on Sunday, we head to the Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival. Director Erin Palmquist and special guests will be at both of the California screenings - so please say hello if you're there!

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We're excited to announce our Oregon Premiere at the Ashland Independent Film Festival. Taking place from April 11th - April 15th, From Baghdad to The Bay will screen FIVE times!

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We hope to see you at a theater soon!


Saturday 3/30, 12pm |  qFlix Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Saturday 3/30, 5:30pm | Sonoma International Film Festival, California
With Director Erin Palmquist.

Sunday 3/31, 2pm | Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival, California 
With Director Erin Palmquist & Ghazwan Alsharif !

4/11 - 4/15 (5 screenings) | Ashland Independent Film Festival, Oregon
With Director Erin Palmquist.

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