When the Balkans exploded into war in the 1990s, reports that tens of thousands of women were being systematically raped as a tactic of ethnic cleansing captured the international spotlight.
I Came to Testify is the moving story of how a group of 16 women who had been imprisoned by Serb-led forces in the Bosnian town of Foca broke history’s great silence – and stepped forward to take the witness stand in an international court of law.
Followed by Q&A session with Pamela Hogan and Charlotte Eager
A production of THIRTEEN and Fork Films in association with WNET and ITVS
Pray the Devil Back to Hell is the astonishing story of the Liberian women who took on the warlords and regime of dictator Charles Taylor in the midst of a brutal civil war, and won a once unimaginable peace for their shattered country in 2003.
Kulajo was one of the thousands of Kurdish villages targeted by Saddam Hussein during his murderous Anfal campaign in 1988. This documentary allows the people of one small community,
mostly women and children, to tell their extraordinary stories.
A documentary on the influential photojournalist Don McCullin, his life and work. Acclaimed as one of history’s most important war photographers, for the first time Don McCullin speaks candidly about his experiences. He worked with top reporters and designers, and the prominence given to his photo essays coincided with one of the most remarkable periods in the history of photojournalism; creating iconic images that have stood the test of time. Including Sir Harold Evans, editor of the Sunday Times from 1967 – 81, the film also explores how the ethos of journalism changed.
Restrepo is a feature-length documentary that chronicles the deployment of a platoon of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley. The movie focuses on a remote 15-man outpost, “Restrepo,” named after a platoon medic who was killed in action. It was considered one of the most dangerous postings in the U.S. military.