I have heard really good things about this documentary. I missed in at Silverdocs, but hope to see it when it hits theaters in the next couple of weeks. Here’s more on the film:
Winner of the US Documentary Grand Jury Prize at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.
“Restrepo” is a feature-length documentary that chronicles the deployment of a platoon of U.S. soldiers to 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 US military. This is an entirely experiential film: our cameras never leave the valley, we dont interview generals or diplomats. Our only goal is to make you feel as though you have just done a 90-minute deployment. This is war, full stop. The conclusions are up to you.