Couches its fictive terrorist's mission within a panoply of train-station humanity that is at times strongly reminiscent of vintage neo-realist "slices of life."
A woman enters Baghdad's central railway station on a December morning in 2006, with a bomb strapped to her stomach and her finger twitching over the trigger. Whether she leaves the station alive is…
Raw emotional content trumps rough filmmaking style in human-rights docu "In My Mother's Arms," from sibling Iraqi helmers Atia Jabarah Al-Daradji and Mohamed Jabarah Al-Daradji ("Son of Babylon").
Luis Angel Bellaba's Aquelarre has taken all Spanish rights to Mohamed al-Daradji's "Son of Babylon," Iraq's foreign-language film Oscar entry.
Albania “East, West, East” (Gjergj Xhuvani) Algeria “Outside the Law” (Rachid Bouchareb) Argentina “Carancho” (Pablo Trapero) Austria “La Pivellina” (Tizza Covi and Rainer Frimmel) Azerbaijan “The…
Egyptian melodrama "Lust" (Al-shooq), directed by Khaled al-Haggar, took home the Golden Pyramid Thursday night at the 34th Cairo Film Festival, the oldest annual cinema event in the Arab world.
Iraqi helmer Mohamed Al-Daradji was awarded Variety's Middle East Filmmaker of the Year award at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival on Tuesday.
The Iraqi director, Mohamed Al Daradji, is arguably the hardest working filmmaker in the Middle East.
An Iraqi drama that recalls the parable-making of late 20th-century Iranian cinema.
There will be a movie premiere in Baghdad this month with many of the requisite trappings: a red carpet, the photographers and their flashing lightbulbs, the well-dressed performers. And like any…
Although any decent film coming out of Iraq at the moment deserves encouragement, Mohamed Al-Daradji's impressive achievement, "Ahlaam," is worthy of true admiration. Tale of three patients in a…