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Episode Guide
EPISODE 501
Airdate: January 24, 2006

• Overview
• TV and Web Credits
• Press

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OVERVIEW

Iraq: SADDAM'S ROAD TO HELL
A journey into the killing fields
As Saddam Hussein faces trial for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Iraqis and the country he once ruled slides into potential civil war, veteran filmmaker Gwynne Roberts and a team of human rights investigators set off on a dangerous journey across Iraq to find out what exactly happened to 8,000 Kurdish men and boys who went missing in the early years of Saddam's rule. read more

Brazil: JEWEL OF THE AMAZON
The conflict over Brazil's Diamonds
Who should control what may become the richest diamond mine in the world? Join FRONTLINE/World reporter Mariana van Zeller as she journeys deep into the Amazon rain forest where an indigenous tribe, the Cinta Larga, and wildcat miners are fighting over the Amazon's latest treasure: diamonds. read more

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TV AND WEB CREDITS

IRAQ: SADDAM’S ROAD TO HELL

The film is dedicated to our colleague: JOHN WILLIAMS; Produced, and Co-Directed by: GWYNNE ROBERTS; Co-Director and Cameraman: JOHN WILLIAMS; Executive Producer: SADIE WYKEHAM; Film Editor: JERRY RAMSBOTTOM; Dubbing Mix: JAKE ROBERTS; Additional Camera: HUSSEIN HAMZA, KHOUTAIBA AL JANABI; Associate Producer: JACK ROBERTS, DANIEL STACEY; Research: KHASROW ALMASI; Additional Research: HARRY CHEVENIX TRENCH; Music: CHRIS WYLES, VICTI SILVA; Translation: KAREEM ABDULRAHMAN, KHADUM NOURI FEROUZ, MOZARRFAR SHAFEIE; Editor: DAVID RITSHER; Senior Producer: STEPHEN TALBOT

BRAZIL: JEWEL OF THE AMAZON

Producer and Camera: DARREN FOSTER; Reporter: MARIANA VAN ZELLER; Senior Producer: KEN DORNSTEIN; Editor: COB CARLSON, WILLIAM A. ANDERSON Music: ASSOCIATED PRODUCTION MUSIC, LLC Archival Footage: ANTONIO GAUDERIO, FAUSTO MONTEIRO, JESCO VON PUTTKAMER, ACERVO DO MUSEU DO ÍNDIO/FUNAI – BRASIL; Special thanks to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

FOR FRONTLINE/WORLD

Coordinating Producer: DAVID RITSHER; Senior Associate Producer: SACHI CUNNINGHAM; Associate Producers: MARJORIE MCAFEE, JOELLE JAFFE, TIMOTHY WHEELER, SAMANTHA GRANT WIESER; Senior Interactive Producer/Editor: JACKIE BENNION; Interactive Designer/Developer: KEI GOWDA; Business Manager: TOBEE PHIPPS; Unit Manager: MARY SULLIVAN; Compliance Manager: LISA PALONE; Promotion: DIANE BUXTON, ANDREW OTT, JESSICA SMITH; Director of Brand Strategy: KITO ROBINSON; Legal: ERIC BRASS, ADRIENNE ARMOR; Satellite Photos: SPACE IMAGING; Theme Music: SUPREME BEINGS OF LEISURE; Director of New Media and Technology: SAM BAILEY; Online Editor: MICHAEL H. AMUNDSON; Sound Mix: CHRISTOPHER D. ANDERSON, JIM SULLIVAN; Post Production Director: CHRIS FOURNELLE; On-Air Promotion Producer: MISSY FREDERICK; Assistant Editor: CHETIN CHABUK; Post Production Assistant: MELISSA ROJA; Series Design: JOHN MACGIBBON; FRONTLINE Coordinating Producer: ROBIN PARMELEE; FRONTLINE Director of Broadcast: TIM MANGINI; FRONTLINE Series Manager: JIM BRACCIALE; FRONTLINE Series Editor: KEN DORNSTEIN; Series Editor: STEPHEN TALBOT; Series Executive Director: SHARON TILLER; Executive Producer: DAVID FANNING

PRESS REACTION

Iraq: Saddam’s Road to Hell

“The film is a quest, one that sets up longing and frustration in the viewer; you half hope to see a mirage.”

--The New York Times

 

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