2003, 25 mins
Three different versions of Sindbad are portrayed in this film – The sailorman, famous character from Arabian Night. The businessman visits Baghdad, the young student visits the Iraqi capital with the ‘Human Shields’, on the eve of the war in 2003. Three Sindbads in a mythical, ‘Saddamic’ and ‘American’ Baghdad.
This documentary was part of a series entitled In and Around Iraq and was broadcasted on Al-Arabiya News channel three times. It was selected by the UNESCO to participate in the Open Frame Festival 2003, held in New Delhi, India and the film is now part of the audio-visual e-platform created by UNESCO to promote independent documentaries.