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British Films Come to Erbil

The British Consulate General in Kurdistan region launched the Second British Film Festival yesterday, in Erbil. There was a strong turnout, including the President's brother Sidad Barzani, the Erbil Governor, and several KRG Ministers and top officials, as well as senior business and civil society figures. Hugh Evans, British Consul-General in Erbil, and festival co-founder […]

British Film Festival in Kurdistan

By Chris Bowers, British Consul General in Erbil. This article was originally published by Rudaw, and is re-published with permission by Iraq Business News. A great British poet, Samuel Coleridge, wrote in 1817 that art in its best form required a “willing suspension of disbelief”. What he meant by that is that most literature or […]