“Baghdad High” documentary

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This summer, viewers of the cable channel HBO will get a unique insight into Iraq.

It’s a documentary called “Baghdad High.”

It chronicles four Iraqi boys through a crucial year in their lives.

“At Tariq bin Ziad High School for boys these students are about to start their final year. Four of them have agreed to film their own lives over the next ten months at home and at school. And to share their most intimate thoughts.”

That’s a clip from the documentary, as aired by BBC Television in Britain earlier this year.

“Baghdad High” is now being shown at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York.

Laura Winter co-directed the film.

She joins us from New York.

And Ali is one of the boys in the film.

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