Feature Documentaries Screening in Competition
“Civilian Casualties: Fragments From the War on Terror” – directed by Frances Anderson ^ This documentary tells the story of Afghan civilian casualties during Operation Enduring Freedom, as seen through the eyes of four Americans who lost loved ones in the September 11th terrorist attack. They travel to Afghanistan to share their grief and offer condolences to Afghan families who lost loved ones in the U.S. bombings.
“End of the Century” – directed by Michael Gramaglia and Jim Fields ^ The story of the seminal New York punk rock band, The Ramones, and their impact on music history.
“Long Gone” – directed by David Eberhardt and Jack Cahill ^ Intertwining stories of six tramps who hop freight trains to travel across America over a seven year period, form a portrait of contemporary ‘hobos’ who struggle to overcome their pasts, haunting war memories, substance abuse, shattered marriages and criminal warrants. Original score by Tom Waits.
“Missing Peace” – directed by Karin Hayes and Victoria Bruce ^ Intending to follow controversial Colombian Presidential Candidate Ingrid Betancourt on the campaign trail, these documentary filmmakers switched gears when she was kidnapped, to tell the story of her husband’s desperate quest to free her and keep her campaign alive.
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Posted on December 11, 2002 in Festivals by

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