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Salaam Dunk

Fine, David
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Basketball is much more than a game in Fine’s stirring documentary about an Iraqi women’s basketball team at the American University of Iraq – Sulaimani (AUIS) in Kurdistan. For the young women on the team, most of whom have never touched a basketball or been allowed to play any sport, it is a blissful release from the realities of a war-torn nation. They come from all ethnicities and sects – Arab, Kurd, Christian, Sunni, Shiite – but the joy they discover in playing and the deep love they come to feel for the young Ameri- can man who coaches them reveals an Iraq united in a way we’ve never seen before.

Salaam Dunk.

Cargo Film & Releasing, 2011.; [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2021.

Title from title frames.; Film; In Process Record.

Originally produced by Cargo Film & Releasing in 2011.

Mode of access: World Wide Web.

In Arabic, English, Kurdish

Fine, David, film director.

Cargo Film & Releasing (Firm), dst; Kanopy (Firm), dst
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