Letters

From

Baghdad

A Documentary Film

American Center of Oriental Research
Amman, Jordan

The American Center of Oriental Research is a private, non-profit, academic institution dedicated to promoting research and publication in the fields of archaeology, anthropology, history, languages, biblical studies, Arabic, Islamic studies, and other aspects of Near Eastern studies.

American Sephardi Federation (ASF)
New York, New York

The American Sephardi Federation preserves and promotes the history, traditions, and rich mosaic culture of Greater Sephardic communities as an integral part of the Jewish Experience. ASF hosts high-profile events and exhibitions, produces widely-read online (Sephardi World Weekly, Sephardi Ideas Monthly) and print (The Sephardi Report) publications, supports research and scholarship, and represents the Sephardic voice in diplomatic and Jewish communal affairs.

partners_arabbc The Arab British Centre
London, UK

The Arab British Centre is an award-winning, independent, non-political non-religious, charitable organization which works to improve the British public’s understanding of the Arab world.

British Institute for the Study of Iraq
London, UK

The British Institute for the Study of Iraq (BISI) is a non-profit established in 1932 as a memorial to the life and work of Gertrude Bell. BISI funds and performs research and public education on Iraq and neighbouring countries, and their academic coverage includes anthropology, archaeology, history, geography, language, and other fields in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

logo_cineteca Cineteca Bologna
Bologna, IT

Cineteca di Bologna is an institution aimed at preservation, restoration and promotion of film heritage. Its archive contains over 40,000 films, and over the years has led numerous restoration projects thanks to its laboratory L’Immagine Ritrovata . Among the most important films included are The Leopard by Visconti, La Dolce Vita by Fellini, the Trilogy of the dollar by Sergio Leone and the entire work of Chaplin . Its festival Il Cinema Ritrovato is one of the most important events dedicated to the rediscovery of film history.

logo_dangoor Dangoor Education
London, UK

Dangoor Education covers the educationally related part of the philanthropy of the Exilarch’s Foundation founded in 1978 by Sir Naim Dangoor CBE. The mission of the Exilarch’s Foundation is to foster universal goodwill and cooperation through education and mutual understanding.

English Heritage
UK (National)

English Heritage is an executive non-departmental public body of the British Government sponsored by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. English Heritage champions historical places across England and advises the Government and others to help today’s generation get the best out of English heritage and ensure that it is protected for the future.

The Film Foundation
Los Angeles, USA

The Film Foundation’s World Cinema Project (WCP) is dedicated to preserving and restoring neglected films from around the world. To date, films from Mexico, South America, Africa, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Central and Southeast Asia, have been restored, preserved and exhibited for a global audience.

The Humpty Dumpty Institute The Humpty Dumpty Institute
New York, USA

The Humpty Dumpty Institute is a unique non-profit organization that serves people in the developing world through the implementation of large-scale humanitarian projects and through its work with the United Nations.

I.B.Tauris
London, UK

I.B.Tauris is an independent publishing house that has pioneered a distinctive approach to the publication of non-fiction and new scholarly writing in the humanities and social sciences. Founded in London in 1983, we have long been recognized as one of the leading publishers on the Middle East and the Islamic World.

The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World
New York, USA 

The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World is a center for advanced scholarly research and graduate education, which aims to encourage the study of the economic, religious, political and cultural connections between ancient civilizations. The Institute, a discrete entity within New York University, focuses on the shared and overlapping periods in the development of cultures and civilizations around the Mediterranean basin, and across central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.

Iraq National Library and Archive Iraq National Library and Archive (INLA)
Baghdad, Iraq

Iraq National Library and Archive (INLA) occupies a central position in the development of Iraqi culture through collecting and recording all types of local publications (e.g. books, journals, newspaper and maps) and documenting official and semi-official files and private papers.

The Museum of Islamic Art
Berlin, Germany

The Museum of Islamic Art at the Pergamon Museum Berlin is the only institution of its kind in Germany, the second oldest after Cairo worldwide and with its ca 50.000 pieces one of the major collections of Islamic Art. Its broad spectrum of exhibits covers almost every area of cultural production to be found in Middle Eastern societies, including rare illuminated and calligraphic manuscripts. The Pergamon Museum is part of the UNESCO World Heritage.

Newcastle University Gertrude Bell Archive, University of Newcastle
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

Newcastle University is a world-class public research institution. The Gertrude Bell Papers comprise Gertrude’s personal correspondence, diaries and miscellaneous items, such as notebooks, obituaries, lecture notes, miscellaneous reports, memoranda, and cuttings.

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