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Letters from Baghdad

Tuesday, December 11, at 9pm on CET

Academy Award-winning actress Tilda Swinton narrates the story of a true original, Gertrude Bell, sometimes called the female "Lawrence of Arabia." Bell was an explorer, spy, archaeologist and diplomat who helped shape the Middle East after World War I, served as advisor to Winston Churchill and established the Iraq Museum, infamously ransacked in 2003.