Dialog Box

On the Banks of the Tigris: the hidden story of Iraqi music


Producer and Director
Marsha Emerman
Marsha Emerman makes documentary films on the arts, human rights and social issues for international audiences. Children of the Crocodile, her award-winning film on East Timor, aired on SBS TV and screened in festivals worldwide. Lihok Pilipina on women in the Philippines and Intersections, on new migrants to Australia were made for human rights groups. On the Banks of the Tigris reflects a continued interest in music, cultural identity, and telling stories that challenge misconceptions. Marsha has an MA in Cinema from San Francisco State University and teaches documentary film at the VCA School of Film and TV in Melbourne.