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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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United Nations Association Film Festival Press Conference

  • World Affairs Auditorium 312 Sutter Street, Suite 200 San Francisco, CA, 94108 United States (map)

We are honored to have been selected to kick off the United Nations Association Film Festival's 21st year!

Director, Erin Palmquist and Executive Producer, Frances Reid will be in attendance. 

UNAFF 2018 will screen 60 documentaries for eleven days October 18-28 spotlighting current events from across the globe including Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, India, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Kenya, Lebanon, Mexico, Mozambique, North Korea, Palestine, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Spain, Syria, UK, Uruguay and the US. The theme for this year's festival is 'Tomorrow?'

Jasmina Bojic
Founder and Executive Director, United Nations Association Film Festival

Earlier Event: September 7
DOCUTAH Film Festival Screening 2
Later Event: September 28
GI Film Festival (Award Nominee)