From Baghdad to Peace Country

This documentary is about Canadian artist Deryk Houston, who in 1999, had a life-altering journey to Baghdad. Unable to remain an outside observer of the crisis in Iraq, Deryk travelled to witness first-hand the impact of international sanctions on the Iraqi people. Compelled to speak out, the artist embarked upon a unique nature art project designed to call attention to the situation of the children of Iraq. Using rocks, gravel and hay, Deryk began to create large-scale art installations in the image of a mother and child against diverse landscapes around the world.

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Film Credits

director
Sherry LePage
producer
Tracey Friesen
editor
Mandy Leith
cinematographer
Doug Sjoquist
composer
Dennis Burke
sound designer
Dennis Burke
location sound
Lisa Kolisnyk
re-recording mixer
Ewan Deane

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