Afghan War in Film

A new documentary, Where Soldiers Come From, tells the story of a group of young men from Michigan who enlist in the National Guard and serve in the Afghan War.  The film was screened at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival in Austin, Texas.  PBS’s POV will be airing the documentary and has a trailer on the POV website.

POV will air Armadillo, another documentary about the Afghan War, from the perspective of Danish soldiers fighting in Afghanistan, this August.

POV previously aired a documentary, entitled Afghanistan Year 1380, filmed during 2001-2002, before and during the initial phases of United States military intervention in the Afghan War.

Students in HIST 390 Film and History: War in Film may be interested in these documentaries.

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