Release Date: June 4th, 2008
Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 35 min.
Liev Schreiber gives an Iraqi film student the chance he thought lost forever, to train as a filmmaker.
Director: Nina Davenport
This gut punch of a documentary will knock you for a loop. File it under "no good deed goes unpunished." show more
Operation Filmmaker is eventually about Muthana blackmailing Davenport by withholding access to him as she fruitlessly seeks a happy ending for her film. "Now, I'm just looking for an exit strategy," she finally concludes. show more
For all her own frustrations, Davenport is honest enough not to gloss over the fact that what Muthana's adventures in the screen trade taught him was to hustle, toady and ingratiate himself to useful people. And she helped. show more