Hometown Baghdad

HOMETOWN BAGHDAD reveals daily life in Baghdad, telling the human and harrowing stories of three young Iraqis struggling to grow up during the war.

Brains on Campus – Ep #1

“Brains On Campus” In this episode, Adel walks through his campus which has been ...

The Dentist – Ep #2

“The Dentist” Introduction to Saif, a dentist who faces a problem in escaping Iraq. ...

Forbidden Salad – Ep #3

“Forbidden Salad” Introduction to Ausama as he eats a meal expressly forbidden by fanatical ...

Ensemble Powerless – Ep #4

“Ensemble Powerless” Three young Iraqis are forced to live a life with unpredictable power ...

Songs of Pain – Ep #5

“Songs of Pain” Adel introduces his band, recites his lyrics and plays a new ...

Abdullah Leaves – Ep #6

“Abdullah Leaves” Saif’s dear friend, Abdullah, prepares to leave Iraq for safety abroad. Directed ...

Symphony of Bullets – Ep #7

“Symphony of Bullets” Three young Iraqis deal with the unnerving presence of guns in ...

Last Resort – Ep #8

“Last Resort” Pool-hopping -Baghdad style. Ausama enjoys a rare moment of fun. Directed by ...

Iraqis Shooting Each Other – Ep #9

“Iraqis Shooting Each Other” Ausama, Adel and Saif receive video cameras to record their ...

Mentally F’ed Up – Ep #10

“Mentally F’ed Up” Adel’s brother and cousin witness a horrifying scene. Directed by Ziad ...