Art and Culture · Film · جمیله خرازی

Film and Media Play Important Roles in Building Unity

The images of violence and destruction in Iraq dominate the media. This has contributed to even greater fear and cultural misunderstanding. While some media outlets, including CNN, have owned up to their divisive impact, it’s up to artists and humanitarians like Lady Jamileh Kharrazi to remind the next generation that all of us come from common origins.

Violence and oppression should never be ignored. However, when it comes to Iraq, it’s easy to believe that things have always been as they are. Nothing can be farther from the truth. The art and architecture of Iraq reminds us of the beautiful, peaceful, culturally-accepting place Iraq once was and give us hope for what it can be again.

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