Letters

From

Baghdad

A Documentary Film

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“We have been steaming up the river all the morning, through a familiar landscape of palm groves and Arab huts with apricot trees blooming here and there in untidy mud and walled gardens – I’m so glad to see it all again and I feel as if I were in my own country once more…Now   Read More …

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Season’s Greetings and Best Wishes from the Letters from Baghdad team as we look ahead into the New Year! “How big the world is. How big and how wonderful…” Gertrude Bell, Tehran, Persia 1892 Gertrude Bell first traveled to the Middle East when she visited her uncle, Frank Lascelles, British ambassador to Tehran, in 1892. She would   Read More …

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Dear Friends, We are delighted to share our latest update on our documentary film about Gertrude Bell, Letters From Baghdad. “We look upon past civilization and see it, not as it was, but charged with the significance of that through which we gaze…“ ‘From Amurath to Amurath’ by Gertrude Bell 1910 Gertrude Bell’s passion for archaeology led   Read More …

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Warm Wishes for a Joyous Journey into the New Year The Letters From Baghdad Team 100 Years Ago… “I hear on X-mas Day there was almost the peace of God. Scarcely a shot was fired, the men came out of the trenches and mixed together, and at one place there was even a game of   Read More …

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Dear Friends, We are delighted to share an exciting update with you about Letters From Baghdad, our documentary film about Gertrude Bell. “I’ve been arranging a ladies’ night at the cinematograph for which I am going to send out invitations to all the ladies of Baghdad…I should have to do an explaining of the pictures myself,   Read More …

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“My guide…was by creed a Yezidi (sic), whom the Muslims call devil worshippers. But They are, I believe, a most harmless and well meaning sect and what they really worship is the sun, a very proper object of adoration.“ – Gertrude Bell Marc 21, 1905 Dear Friends… We hope you had a great summer and   Read More …

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Dear Friends, Please enjoy our update for Letters From Baghdad, a documentary film about Gertrude Bell. “Tomorrow thank Heaven, I shall not get up at dawn and mount a camel, I’ve done with Arabia for the moment.  I’ve crossed the huge Syrian desert for the second time, in safety, in the peace of God.  And now   Read More …

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THANK YOU SO MUCH! You’ve made pledges, spread the word, liked us on faceback, tweeted …and put up with our barrage of email communications! We know you are inundated and therefore greatly appreciate the time and attention you have dedicated to Letters from Baghdad in the last 30 days. This will be the final newsletter   Read More …

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GREAT NEWS!! we have exceeded our Kickstarter goal of $58,000 in just over two weeks!  We are overwhelmed by the enthusiastic response and humbled by your support. So many people share our passion for bringing Gertrude Bell’s story back as the word has spread through facebook, twitter, bloggers and women’s organizations around the world.     Read More …

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Letters from Baghdad: A documentary film on Gertrude Bell, the most powerful woman in the British Empire, who drew Iraq’s borders before disappearing from history. Find out more about our film and help us bring her story back by supporting our Kickstarter campaign: CLICK HERE “We hope to do a new Engelhörner peak. I would   Read More …

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