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well three as friends and families in Iraq gathered around televisions after breaking that fast during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan many tuning into this new Iraqi drama it's racy tough subjects a dividing opinion in the religiously conservative country battered by conflict the entertainment industry is picking up again made on a small budgets the series of daily shows has been airing during Ramadan tackling sensitive issues such as prostitution drug use and human trafficking some raciest scenes of had to because after lawmakers and members of the public complained , something the actors and producers of the show make no apology for Roma look look perhaps the average viewer will find it difficult to receive these issues but this is the reality of the situation we're trying through drama to address them not for the sake of distorting the image of Iraqi society but rather to remind the audience that we must look inwards and educate ourselves %HESITATION these or those behind the production see it as part of a slow recovery of Iraq's film and entertainment industry which crumbled after the two thousand and three US led invasion the team is still faced hurdles often having to work with the old equipment %HESITATION teaching crewmembers new skills many Iraqis were happy to see a local production on that TV screens after years of watching imported shows , well someone shocks bison scenes including one featuring a mass auch although showing characters gathering in a night club drinking alcohol while taking drugs the parliament's culture committee force the show to edit out some night clubs scenes from future episodes , but the producers say that just happy to get the ball rolling a game