May 2-7, 2017

Letters From Baghdad

Documentary

Gertrude Bell, the most powerful woman in the British Empire in her day, shaped the modern Middle East after World War I in ways that still reverberate today. More influential than her friend and colleague Lawrence of Arabia, Bell helped draw the borders of Iraq and established the Iraq Museum. Why has she been written out of history?

Suggested Age: 13+

Directors
Sabine Krayenb├╝hl
Zeva Oelbaum

Cast
Tilda Swinton
Rose Leslie
Rachel Stirling
Andrew Havill