Kurdish Release dateJanuary 21, 2006 (2006-01-21) (Sundance Film Festival)
January 21, 2007 (2007-01-21) (United States) Initial releaseNovember 8, 2006 (New York City) CastMuqtada al-Sadr, Mohammed Haithem, Suleiman Mahmoud AwardsGotham Independent Film Award for Best Documentary Similar moviesStandard Operating Procedure, WMD: Weapons of Mass Deception, Bulletproof Salesman, Last Letters Home, American Sniper, The Hurt Locker
Iraq in Fragments is a documentary film directed by James Longley. Longley shot the film in Digital Video on a Panasonic DVX100 miniDV camcorder. The film premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival where it won three awards: "Directing Award Documentary", "Editing Award Documentary" and "Excellence in Cinematography Award Documentary". The film is also a part of the Iraq Media Action Project film collection. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. The film was shot in Iraq and edited at 911 Media Arts Center in Seattle. This film has three parts to it which describe the viewpoints of Sunni, Shi'ite, and Kurdish residents.