Picking Up the Pieces

The Oscar-nominated documentary Iraq in Fragments tells three stories about a country torn apart by war. In the first, an 11-year-old boy struggles with school, a cruel father figure, and his own desire to leave it all behind. The second segment chronicles a religious faction borne out of anti-U.S. sentiments. And the final act peers into the lives of beleaguered Kurds. Shot without narration and occasionally in the manic jump-cut style favored by gore-film directors, Iraq in Fragments puts a scarred face on a separated nation.
Thu., March 29, 8:50 p.m.; Sat., March 31, 5:30 p.m.