The War Tapes

Filmmaker Deborah Scranton's idea for capturing a more immediate picture of life for U.S. soldiers in Iraq's harrowing war zone was simple yet novel: She gave video cameras to five National Guardsmen from her native state of New Hampshire and asked them to shoot whatever they could during their one-year deployments. Communicating via the Internet, Scranton...read more

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02:11 — The War Tapes is the first documentary film of the 2003 invasion of Iraq to be produced by the soldiers themselves. The film (released commercially in (more…)

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  • Released: 2006
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Filmmaker Deborah Scranton's idea for capturing a more immediate picture of life for U.S. soldiers in Iraq's harrowing war zone was simple yet novel: She gave video cameras to five National Guardsmen from her native state of New Hampshire and asked them to… (more)

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