The article is focusing on the five and a half hour long observational documentary Homeland: Iraq Year Zero (2015) by Abbas Fahdel. By analysing the time in film, the thematised historical time, as well as the historical rupture, it determines the author’s intention of addressing the continuity of war, the distinguishing between political/historical and personal, as well as of using the film as a testimonial narrative and a homage to the already non-existent spaces and deceased subjects.

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