Caught in the Crossfire - The Untold Story of Falluja
Sunday March 26, 2006
2:30 to 5:00 PM
Christopher A. Parr Library
6200 Windhaven Parkway
Plano, TX 75093
The plight of the civilians is the unreported story of the Iraq War.
The refugees of Falluja risked their lives to tell their story to the world.
In November 2004, the American military took siege of the ancient city of
Falluja, Iraq – a city comparable to the size of Cincinnati, Ohio with a
population of at least 250,000.
The American attack on Falluja, and the subsequent costs to the people there,
has been a humanitarian, social, moral and ethical disaster; yet the American
government and media have largely ignored the plight of the innocent victims.
The refugees of Falluja risked their lives in order to tell their story to the
world through the groundbreaking new documentary film, Caught in the Crossfire.
Shot from November 2004 to April 2005 inside the city of Falluja, Caught in the
Crossfire details the conditions experienced by civilians as they endured the violent
clashes and consequences of Operation Phantom Fury and became refugees outside the
eyes and care of the international community.
A joint production between Iraqi and American filmmakers, Caught in the Crossfire was
filmed entirely un-embedded, outside the protection or influence of the military or corporate
media, in order to capture the unique and honest perspective of the civilians themselves.