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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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MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL - Screening #1, San Rafael

  • The Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center 1118 4th Street San Rafael, CA, 94901 United States (map)
 
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From Baghdad To The Bay is thrilled to be an official selection at the Mill Valley Film Festival

We are honored to have been selected, along with six other powerful films, for Mill Valley's Active Cinema Initiative. Join us and our incredible community partners, Human Rights Watch San Francisco and The LGBT Asylum Project - Center for Immigrant Protection, who will be co-presenting and sharing the extremely important work they are doing.

ABOUT THE MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL
The Mill Valley Film Festival is an eleven-day, internationally acclaimed cinema event presenting a wide variety of new films from around the world.

The festival has an impressive track record of launching new films and new filmmakers, and has earned a reputation as a filmmakers’ festival by celebrating the best in American independent and foreign films, along side high-profile and prestigious award contenders.

Each year the festival welcomes more than 200 filmmakers, representing more than 50 countries. Screening sections include World Cinema; US Cinema; Valley of the Docs; Children’s FilmFest; a daily shorts program; and Active Cinema, MVFF’s activist films initiative. Festival guests also enjoy Tributes, Spotlights and Galas throughout.