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The Resource Heavy metal in Baghdad : Havī mital in Baghdād, VBS. TV presents ; a Vice Films production ; directed and produced by Eddy Moretti, Suroosh Alvi ; producer, Monica Hampton ; narration written by Bernardo Loyola, Suroosh Alvi

Heavy metal in Baghdad : Havī mital in Baghdād, VBS. TV presents ; a Vice Films production ; directed and produced by Eddy Moretti, Suroosh Alvi ; producer, Monica Hampton ; narration written by Bernardo Loyola, Suroosh Alvi

Label
Heavy metal in Baghdad : Havī mital in Baghdād
Title
Heavy metal in Baghdad
Title remainder
Havī mital in Baghdād
Statement of responsibility
VBS. TV presents ; a Vice Films production ; directed and produced by Eddy Moretti, Suroosh Alvi ; producer, Monica Hampton ; narration written by Bernardo Loyola, Suroosh Alvi
Title variation
Havī mital in Baghdād
Contributor
Screenwriter
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ara
  • eng
  • eng
  • ara
  • eng
Summary
"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 ... From 2003-2006, Iraq disintegrated around Acrassicauda while they struggled to stay together and stay alive, always refusing to let their heavy metal dreams die"--Container
Related
Cataloging source
JBL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Camera, Eddy Moretti, Suroosh Alvi ; editor, Bernardo Loyola ; music by Acrassicauda
Date time place
Performance footage shot in Baghdad, Iraq in 2003 & 2005 and Damascus, Syria in 2006
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for pervasive language
Language note
In English and Arabic with English subtitles
PerformerNote
Acrassicauda (Firas al Lateef, Faisal Talal, Marwan Revad, Tony Aziz)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Moretti, Eddy
  • Alvi, Suroosh
  • Hampton, Monica
  • Loyola, Bernardo
  • Yago, Gideon
  • Acrassicauda (Musical group)
  • VBS.TV (Online television network)
  • Vice Films
  • VBS IPTV (Firm)
  • Arts Alliance America (Firm)
Runtime
85
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  • Acrassicauda (Musical group)
  • Rock groups
  • Heavy metal (Music)
  • Iraq
  • Acrassicauda (Musical group)
  • Heavy metal (Music)
  • Rock groups
  • Social conditions
  • Iraq
Technique
live action
Label
Heavy metal in Baghdad : Havī mital in Baghdād, VBS. TV presents ; a Vice Films production ; directed and produced by Eddy Moretti, Suroosh Alvi ; producer, Monica Hampton ; narration written by Bernardo Loyola, Suroosh Alvi
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007
  • Special features (89 min.): "Heavy metal in Istanbul," sequel to the documentary detailing Acrassicauda's subsequent lives in Turkey (2008, 46 min.); 5 additional scenes (23 min. total); 2 deleted scenes (5 min. total); 3 live performances by Acrassicauda (2006-2008, 13 min. total); trailer (2 min.)
  • Booklet includes the article "No war for heavy metal" by Gideon Yago (originally published in Vice Magazine Vol. 11, No. 1, Jan. 2004), an interview with Moretti & Alvi (originally published in Feb. 2007), excerpts from Acrassicauda's blog, and the lyrics for Acrassicauda's song "Massacre."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Bonus performances. Underworld -- King without a throne -- Message from Baghdad
Control code
231757102
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 829567049822
  • 065935818397
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
  • 670498
  • 105349
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)231757102
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround or Dolby digital stereo; anamorphic widescreen format (1.78:1)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Heavy metal in Baghdad : Havī mital in Baghdād, VBS. TV presents ; a Vice Films production ; directed and produced by Eddy Moretti, Suroosh Alvi ; producer, Monica Hampton ; narration written by Bernardo Loyola, Suroosh Alvi
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007
  • Special features (89 min.): "Heavy metal in Istanbul," sequel to the documentary detailing Acrassicauda's subsequent lives in Turkey (2008, 46 min.); 5 additional scenes (23 min. total); 2 deleted scenes (5 min. total); 3 live performances by Acrassicauda (2006-2008, 13 min. total); trailer (2 min.)
  • Booklet includes the article "No war for heavy metal" by Gideon Yago (originally published in Vice Magazine Vol. 11, No. 1, Jan. 2004), an interview with Moretti & Alvi (originally published in Feb. 2007), excerpts from Acrassicauda's blog, and the lyrics for Acrassicauda's song "Massacre."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Bonus performances. Underworld -- King without a throne -- Message from Baghdad
Control code
231757102
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 829567049822
  • 065935818397
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
  • 670498
  • 105349
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)231757102
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround or Dolby digital stereo; anamorphic widescreen format (1.78:1)
Video recording format
DVD

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