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Heavy metal in Baghdad [videorecording] = Havī mital in Baghdād / VBS.TV presents ; a Vice Films production ; a film by Eddy Moretti and Suroosh Alvi ; directed and produced by Eddy Moretti, Suroosh Alvi ; producer, Monica Hampton.

Heavy metal in Baghdad [videorecording] = هڤي متل ان بغداد / VBS.TV presents ; a Vice Films production ; a film by Eddy Moretti and Suroosh Alvi ; directed and produced by Eddy Moretti, Suroosh Alvi ; producer, Monica Hampton.

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Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Media Center DVD 3487 37684001053079 Ralph's Corner - Metal Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Brooklyn, NY] : VBS IPTV ; [2008]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007.
Widescreen.
Booklet (7 p. : ill.) includes the original Vice magazine article "No war for heavy metal" (v.11, no. 1, Jan. 2004).
Bonus material: documentary featurette "Heavy metal in Istanbul" filmed in 2008 (45 min.); additional and deleted scenes (30 min.); extended interviews with the band; live performance footage (2006-2008); movie trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Editor, Bernardo Loyola ; music, Acrassicauda ; camera, Eddy Moretti ; narration written by Bernardo Loyola, Suroosh Alvi.
Participant or Performer Note: Acrassicauda (Firas al Lateef, Faisal Talal, Marwan Revad, & Tony Aziz).
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note: Peformance footage shot in Baghdad, Iraq in 2003 & 2005 and Damascus, Syria in 2006.
Summary, etc.: "Heavy Metal in Baghdad is a documentary feature film that follows the Iraqi heavy metal band Acrassicauda (Latin for a deadly black scorpion native to Iraq) from the fall of Saddam Hussein to their escape from Iraq."--Container.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: R for pervasive language.
System Details Note: DVD, NTSC; region 1; sound formats: Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound, stereo.
Language Note: In English and Arabic with English subtitles.
Subject: Acrassicauda (Musical group)
Rock musicians > Iraq > Baghdad > Biography.
Heavy metal (Music) > Iraq.
Iraq > Social conditions > 21st century.

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