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Attack of the Drones: Is war becoming a video game?
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Attack of the Drones: Is War Becoming a Video Game?

Attack of the Drones is a look into the growing role that drones play in peacekeeping and military endeavours. It opens with the interior of an air force data centre and its multitudes of screens, some depicting the data being fed to the servicemen and women by a drone’s camera. One drone operator is undergoing […]
Blood Diamonds
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Blood Diamonds

Blood Diamonds takes a look at the African diamond industry and the dark, violent, and corrupt practices behind the trade. Originally produced for the History Channel, this hard-hitting documentary features interviews with warlords, civilians forced into labour, and a glimpse of the atrocities these people are forced to commit for the sake of the titular […]
Breaking The Silence: Truth And Lies In The War On Terror
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Breaking the Silence: Truth and Lies in the War on Terror

Breaking the Silence: Truth and Lies in the War on Terror investigates the facts and falsehoods behind the ‘War on Terror’, contrasting the discrepancies between United States’ and Britain’s justifications for war and the humanitarian failings in Afghanistan and Iraq. Filmmaker John Pilger asserts that the US and UK have a history in backing fundamentalist […]
Hiroshima
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Hiroshima

Hiroshima is a BBC docudrama analysing and depicting the devastating impact of the world’s first nuclear attack on the Japanese city of Hiroshima by the United States military in 1945. Narrated by John Hurt, it includes re-enactments of the events before and after the bombing as accounted by first-hand witnesses. The film chronicles the political […]
Iraq’s Secret War Files
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Iraq’s Secret War Files

Iraq’s Secret War Files exposes the absolute truth of events connected to the Iraq War with access to WikiLeaks’ largest ever release. It reveals the conflict’s true civilian death toll, the reality of Al Qaeda’s involvement in the region, and how liberally torture was resorted to even after the disturbing exposure of American military personnel […]
No End in Sight
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No End in Sight

No End in Sight critically examines the Bush Administration’s 2003 invasion of Iraq and the ensuing war, unearthing the aftermath of the military operations of American forces in Baghdad. The film alleges that the American occupation has resulted in more harm than good in Iraq. An insufficient number of troops were deployed after the capture […]
Palestine Is Still the Issue
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Palestine Is Still the Issue

Filmmaker John Pilger returns to the West Bank and Gaza, asking the question why Palestinians are locked in a limbo – being refugees in their own land, controlled by Israel – despite their right to self determination being affirmed by the UN over fifty years ago. Palestine is Still the Issue examines the Israeli-Palestinian conflict […]
Restrepo
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Restrepo

Restrepo documents the 15-month deployment of a US Army platoon serving in Korangal Valley, Afghanistan in 2007. The outpost they are defending is named Restrepo in honour a former platoon medic who was killed during an ambush by insurgents. Considered to be one of the most dangerous postings any American soldier could be asked to […]
Soviet Storm: WW2 in the East
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Soviet Storm: WW2 in the East

Soviet Storm: WW2 in the East is a seventeen-part series that recounts Russia’s epic military role in the Eastern Front of the Second World War. It begins with the German invasion of the USSR in June of 1941, known as Operation Barbarossa, and concludes with the Red Army’s million-plus man march on Berlin in the […]
Srebrenica: A Cry from the Grave
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Srebrenica: A Cry from the Grave

Srebrenica: A Cry from the Grave retells the story Srebrenica massacre in the summer of 1995 in which 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys were killed by Bosnian Serb forces. After opening with a pre-war clip of the idyllic Srebrenica, the documentary combines first-hand accounts from survivors along with narrated testimonies from peacekeepers and government […]
The Fog of War
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The Fog of War

The Fog of War is a journey into nature of warfare and the task of making military decisions that carry both immediate and long-term significance. Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, a controversial and influential figure of the 20th century, describes his experience in great detail and gives an insightful look into the […]
The Invisible War
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The Invisible War

The Invisible War reveals the secretive and harrowing story of the sexual assault epidemic in the US military. Lauded by the journalists, lawmakers, and advocates for its deep influence on government policies, this award-winning documentary exposes the previously underreported culture of sexual assault and harassment within the armed forces. The Invisible War features interviews with […]