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Dirty Wars follows investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill, author of the international bestseller Blackwater, into the heart of America’s covert wars, from Afghanistan to Yemen, Somalia and beyond. Part political thriller and part detective story, this is a gripping journey into one of the most important and underreported stories of our time. What begins as a report into a U.S. night raid gone terribly wrong in a remote corner of Afghanistan quickly turns into a global investigation of the secretive and powerful Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC). As Scahill digs deeper into the activities of JSOC, he is pulled into a world of covert operations unknown to the public and carried out across the globe by men who do not exist on paper and will never appear before Congress.
Richard Rowley is a director, cinematographer, editor, born in 1975. Author of multiple award-winning documentary features including Fourth World War (2003) and This is What Democracy Looks Like(2000). His shorts and news reports are also regularly featured on and commissioned by leading outlets including Al Jazeera, BBC, CBC, CNN International, Democracy Now!, and PBS. Rowley has been a Pulitzer Fellow, Rockefeller Fellow, a Jerome Foundation Fellow, and a Sundance Documentary Film Program Fellow.
2013, 87', DCP
David Riker, Jeremy Scahill
Anthony Arnove, Brenda Coughlin, Jeremy Scahill
Big Noise, Civic Bakery
Festivals & Awards:
Academy Awards 2014 – Best Feature Documentary Nomination; Sundance Film Festival 2013 – Cinematography Award; CPH:DOX 2013 – F:ACT Award; Warsaw International Film Festival 2013 – Best Documentary; Telluride Mountain Film Festival 2013 – Cinematography Award; Little Rock Film Festival 2013 – Extraordinary Courage in Filmmaking Award; Golden Rock Documentary Award; Boston Independent Film Festival 2013 – Grand Jury Prize
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