Baghadad cinemas struggling

posted by Michael Zoldessy on August 16, 2006 at 12:50 pm

BAGHDAD, IRAQ — With the all the turmoil in the country, few people are going out in search of entertainment.

In the capital of this warring country, where days beat to the percussion of bombings and gunfire and nights are spent locked down under a citywide curfew, Baghdad’s remaining moviegoers are all lonely souls.

The showing at the cavernous Semiramis cinema, with its 1,800 red velvet seats and two balconies, attracted just 11 people, each of them sitting by themselves.

For more, read the full story in the Washington Post.

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