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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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Community Cinema screening

  • Smith Rafael Film Center 1118 Fourth St San Rafael, CA 94901 (map)

Presented by CFI Education

CFI Education offers free annual screenings for school groups and their families, as well as several cinema-centric programs for Bay Area children, teens & adults that include hands-on filmmaking workshops and seminars that introduce students to the power of film as a communication tool with the ability to build bridges of understanding within communities and throughout the world.

The popular Community Cinema documentary film series brings people of all ages together for screenings and community-driven conversations. We invite local residents, school groups and organizations to learn about and discuss important issues and newsworthy topics. Meet new people, share stories, and join the conversation.

Earlier Event: November 10
Ojai Film Festival Screening #2
Later Event: January 15
HUMAN DIGNITY Screening in Stanford, CA