Mardik: From Baghdad to Hollywood

  • Mardik: From Baghdad to Hollywood
Genre : Biography
Type : Documentary
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Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2007
Format : Feature
Running time : 82 (in minutes)

"Mardik: From Baghdad to Hollywood" traces one of the most unlikely journeys in American film history - from Iraq to NYU film school, from busboy to writing Raging Bull, from being the hottest writer in New York to losing it all in LA, from forsaking his craft to becoming a favorite screenwriting teacher at USC, Mardik Martin may be one of moviemaking's most important screenwriters - and least well known.

Directors: Ramy Katrib, Evan York, Jeff Orsa
Producer: Ramy Katrib
Writers Ramy Katrib, Evan York
Cast: Martin Scorsese, Howard Rodman, Mark Harris, Irwin Winkler, Amy Heckerling, Nick Tanis, Gene Kirkwood, John Furia, Peter Biskind, Parick Verrone, Mardik Martin


2007 | 11th Annual Hollywood Film Festival® & Hollywood Awards®
October 17-22 | HOLLYWOOD, Usa |
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  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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