Molly Bingham, filmmaker (#212)
Molly Bingham talks about her work on Meeting Resistance, a documentary that profiles eight insurgents in Baghdad, and her arrest by Saddam Hussein’s secret police and imprisonment for seven days in the now notorious Abu Ghraib prison.
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Bingham was in Iraq at the start of the U.S.-led invasion researching and filming for Meeting Resistance, a documentary she co-wrote and directed with Steve Connors. Her own experiences in Iraq were chronicled in Bearing Witness, a documentary by Bob Eisenhardt and Barbara Kopple that features five women journalists working in combat zones.