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Saturday, February 14 • 9:45pm - 11:30pm
The Last Jews of Baghdad (Film)

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Iraq was once home to 160,000 Jews; today only five remain. This documentary film by Carole Basri takes a personal and historical look at the persecution, torture, escape and exodus of Iraqi Jews between 1940-2003. The film utilizes documentary footage, as well as interviews with Jews who fled their beloved homeland.


Carole Basri

Carole Basri is a filmmaker and lawyer of Iraqi Jewish descent. Her films provide a historical and personal view of the persecution, torture, escape and flight of over 160,000 Jews from Iraq between 1940- 2003. A graduate of Barnard College and NYU School of Law, Carole is an adjunct professor at Fordham Law School and the Corporate Compliance Program Advisor. In that role, she creates and advises on curricula for... Read More →

Saturday February 14, 2015 9:45pm - 11:30pm

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