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Moral Dilemmas in 10 War Films




By Craig Phillips The central dilemma in Dan Krauss‘s documentary The Kill Team (premiering on PBS tonight) is grappled with by an American soldier in Afghanistan who found members of his platoon were committing immoral war crimes, and wanted to blow the whistle … Continue reading




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Dan Krauss Investigates The Kill Team




Filmmaker Dan Krauss, who was nominated for an Academy Award and two Emmys for his first feature, The Death of Kevin Carter, was on the Oscar shortlist for his latest documentary The Kill Team, which also received a Director’s Guild of America … Continue reading




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Best Documentaries of 2014: Scanning the Critics’ Lists




The critics have spoken. And they’re saying… a lot of different things, but when it comes to picking the best documentary films of the year there is plenty of common ground. We’ve surveyed a wide variety of critics and publications … Continue reading




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Independent Lens Announces New Season Lineup




The Independent Lens documentary series launches its 12th season on PBS on September 30th with a lineup of 23 films from both new and established filmmakers. Actor/director Stanley Tucci will be returning as the series host. The season will kick off with Ramona Diaz’s Don’t … Continue reading




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The Kill Team Picked Up for Distribution




We’re excited that the Independent Lens documentary The Kill Team has been picked up for distribution by widely respected Oscilloscope Labs, which means you’ll have the opportunity to check the film out both in theaters and on television; its Independent … Continue reading




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