Want to watch better-quality PBS Video? Sign in to access higher-quality streaming!

By signing in, you are authorizing PBS to share your email address with your local PBS station to send you periodic communications about station events, services and support. Any other uses of your information by PBS are governed by PBS’s Privacy Policy.

Closed Captioning Settings


Captions look like this

Captions size

  • 15

Captions font family

Edge style

Captions color

Background color

Window color

Text Opacity

  • 100%

Background Opacity

  • 100%

Window Opacity

  • 0%
  • Save Settings
  • Reset


From the Archives: Laura Poitras (2006)

  • Aired: 10/26/2006
  • 23:06
  • Rating: NR
Working alone in Iraq over eight months, filmmaker Laura Poitras creates an extraordinarily intimate portrait of Iraqis living under U.S. occupation in MY COUNTRY, MY COUNTRY. In this archived interview, Poitras discusses her charismatic main character and the complications associated with making a film in Iraq.
Embed Options
Close ×
From the Archives: Laura Poitras (2006) image
From the Archives: Laura Poitras (2006)
In this archived interview, Poitras discusses making MY COUNTRY, MY COUNTRY.
Please copy this text to your clipboard.
Problems Playing Video ?


Watch videos from your favorite PBS KIDS shows with the PBS KIDS Video app for your tablet or phone.

Downton Abbey Collection

Bring home the complete collection: DVDs, Blu-rays, books, gifts and more. Visit ShopPBS.


helps all of us explore new worlds and ideas. Give Now

Sponsored Links