Big News...World Premiere in Bologna!
We are delighted to announce that Letters from Baghdad will have its world premiere screening at Il Cinema Ritrovato in Bologna, Italy on June 28th! The festival - celebrating its... Read more
The Finishing Details....
Finishing the final details at Gigantic Studios in New York with sound designer Margaret Crimmins, and sound mixer Tony Volante.
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Latest Update & Season's Greetings
We hope you enjoy our latest newsletter update. The film will be ready for release in early 2016; we will share more details as soon as we have them. Thank... Read more
'Women and Hollywood' interview Zeva Oelbaum & Sabine Krayenbühl...
We wanted to share a link to a recent interview of Zeva and Sabine about making Letters from Baghdad in the Indiewire blog Women and Hollywood - a leader in... Read more
Greetings from the new office of Letters from Baghdad!
We hope the New Year is off to a great start for our wonderful Kickstarter backers! 2015 has been busy thus far for the Letters from Baghdadteam. Having re-assembled... Read more
And the great news keeps on coming...
We are thrilled to report that Letters from Baghdad was awarded a Bridging Cultures through Film production grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities(NEH)! A year ago, we... Read more
More good news!
We have just learned that Letters from Baghdad has received a grant from the New York State Council for the Arts:
"The New York State Council on the Arts... Read more
Letters from Baghdad - August 2014
We hope this finds you enjoying a wonderful summer! Ours has been busy, fine-tuning our script and proceeding with our edit assembly. We also are fully engaged in raising the... Read more
Kickstarter Update from "Letters from Baghdad"
We wanted to let you know that our film, Letters From Baghdad was mentioned recently in an excellent article on Gertrude Bell in The New York Timesonline by Tim... Read more
Letters from Baghdad May 2014 Update!
Hello Letters from Baghdad Backers!
Since we finished our Kickstarter campaignin April, we've been hard at work on the film, including a research trip to the UK. Immediately following... Read more
We Couldn't Have Done It Without You!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! WE'VE MADE IT!
What an amazing ride we had - Thanks to you!
You helped us reach our initial goal in just two weeks,... Read more
Final Hours of Our Campaign!
As we prepare ourselves for the final hoursin our campaign, we’d like to extend a heartfelt thank you to you, our backers. With your help, not only will we... Read more
We’ve Hit Our Stretch Goal – Let’s Get to 500 Backers!
Thanks to you, our wonderful supporters, we’ve just hit our stretch goal of $75,000! Every pledge has helped us along our journey and for this we are endlessly grateful!... Read more
Hot Off The Presses! Vote for Letters From Baghdad for Project of the Week on IndieWIRE!
To Our Wonderful Supporters!
Hot off the presses! We just received news this afternoon that not only was LETTERS FROM BAGHDAD picked as IndieWIRE's Project of the Day this past... Read more
WEEK THREE: Gertrude and the Museum
We’re about to enter the last week of our campaign and we’re going strong. Since we reached the first benchmark on Tuesday, we got 50 new supportersand are... Read more
We’ve Reached Our Goal And We're On A Roll !
Dear Wonderful Supporter,
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! We’re truly humbled by the response our kickstarter campaign has gotten and the generosity of an entire community of people... Read more
WEEK TWO: Favorite Gertrude Bell Story
To Our Wonderful Supporters!
These last two weeks have been an exhilarating ride for us and believe it or not, we have already raised 90% of our $58,000goal! We... Read more
See Gertrude Bell's handwritten entry in the Schwarzegg-Hütte visitors' book from 1901
We can't thank you enough for helping us raise almost $40,000 in only 12 days! Your support means the world to us, and has brought us within... Read more
WEEK ONE, Our First Milestone!
Thank you so much for your generous support! Not only have you donated to LETTERS FROM BAGHDAD, but you have also sent encouraging emails, and shared our campaign... Read more
Hear what the man who made Lawrence of Arabia famous had to say about Gertrude Bell
Thank you for helping us raise over $21,000 in the first four days of our campaign, which is over 36% of our goal!
We occasionally discover a real treasure... Read more
Letters from Baghdad: 48 hour Update
Dear Letters from Baghdad backers,
We want to THANK YOU!for being early supporters of our Kickstarter Campaign. You've helped us generate fantastic momentum and raise over $16,000 in 48... Read more