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Dirty wars [videorecording] / Civic Bakery presents ; a Big Noise film ; written by Jeremy Scahill & David Riker ; produced by Anthony Arnove, Brenda Coughlin & Jeremy Scahill ; directed and filmed by Richard Rowley.

Rowley, Richard, (director.). Scahill, Jeremy, (narrator,, writer,, producer.). Riker, David, 1963- (writer.). Arnove, Anthony, 1969- (producer.). Coughlin, Brenda, (producer.). Harrington, David (Violinist), (composer.). MPI Media Group, (film distributor.). Kronos Quartet, (musician.). IFC Films, (production company.). Big Noise Films, (production company.). Civic Bakery (Firm), (production company.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Summary:

Today drone strikes, night raids, and U.S. government-condoned torture occur in corners across the globe, generating unprecedented civilian casualties. Investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill traces the rise of the Joint Special Operations Command, the most secret fighting force in U.S. history. No target is off-limits for the JSOC 'kill list,' not even a U.S. citizen. The director takes viewers on a chilling ride with whistle-blower Jeremy Scahill.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD 355.3432 DIR (Text) 33892005265385 Adult DVDs DVD None 02/27/2014 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0788617206
  • ISBN: 9780788617201
  • Physical Description: 1 DVD video (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a documentary film in 2013.
Based on the book Dirty wars : the world is a battlefield / Jeremy Scahill.
Cataloged from container.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Written by Jeremy Scahill & David Riker ; produced by Anthony Arnove, Brenda Coughlin, & Jeremy Scahill ; directed and filmed by Richard Rowley ; original music by Davide Harrington ; performed by Kronos Quartet.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Jeremy Scahill.
Summary, etc.:
Today drone strikes, night raids, and U.S. government-condoned torture occur in corners across the globe, generating unprecedented civilian casualties. Investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill traces the rise of the Joint Special Operations Command, the most secret fighting force in U.S. history. No target is off-limits for the JSOC 'kill list,' not even a U.S. citizen. The director takes viewers on a chilling ride with whistle-blower Jeremy Scahill.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
Includes Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, USA (2014): Nominated for Best Documentary Feature.
Subject: United States. Joint Special Operations Command.
Military intelligence > United States.
Terrorism > Prevention.
Intelligence service > United States > History > 21st century.
Targeted killing > United States > History > 21st century.
Terrorism > Prevention > Government policy > United States > History > 21st century.
Special operations (Military science) > United States > History > 21st century.
United States > Military policy > Moral and ethical aspects.
United States > Military policy > 21st century.
United States > History, Military > 21st century.
Genre: Video recordings with Spanish language options.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary films.

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