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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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SONOMA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

  • Sonoma Community Center 276 East Napa Street Sonoma, CA, 95476 United States (map)
 
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Director Erin Palmquist will be in attendance.

ABOUT THE SONOMA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Now in the 22nd year, the Sonoma International Film Festival (March 27 - 31, 2019) takes place in the heart of Northern California's Wine Country and will feature more than 90 hand-selected films including independent features, documentaries, world cinema, and short films. All films are shown at intimate venues within walking distance of Sonoma's historic plaza. The Festival is dedicated to promoting independent film, supporting filmmakers around the world and inspiring film lovers.

This unique 5-day event offers world-class cuisine from local artisans and exceptional wine from Sonoma vintners. Renowned filmmakers, industry leaders and celebrities such as Bruce Willis, Susan Sarandon, the beloved Robin Williams and Danny Glover have walked the festival red carpet and enjoyed its intimate ambiance.

Earlier Event: March 30
qFLIX Philadelphia
Later Event: March 31
Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival