Skip to content

Additional Video

Additional Video

Watch archival news footage of the Camden 28 defendants being arrested in 1971.

Additional Video

A historian tracks the evolution of resistance against the draft.

Additional Video

A historian explains the significance of two events related to the FBI actions against the Camden 28.

Additional Video

Camden 28 defense lawyer David Kairys talks about how the introduction of an affidavit into the case shaped the charge of the jury.

Additional Video

A member of the team that prosecuted the Camden 29 reads from the lead prosecutor's closing statement at the trial.

Additional Video

Members of the Camden 28 thank historian Howard Zinn for his writing and his testimony at their 2002 reunion.

Additional Video

In their closing statements at the 2002 reunion, members of the Camden 2008 talk about making decisions according to higher laws.

Additional Video

An FBI agent and Father Michael Doyle offer contradictory accounts of the arrest of the Camden 28 at the draft board.

Additional Video

Two former friends, one of whom acted an informant for the FBI and betrayed the other, are reunited in an emotional scene.

Filmmaker Interviews

First-time filmmaker Giacchino says that he hopes The Camden 28 helps people to understand how the tactics the government used to infiltrate the Vietnam-era anti-war movement has implications today.

Trailer

A group of "Catholic Left" activists, including four Catholic priests and a Lutheran minister, are arrested when they protest the Vietnam War.

  • Updated on March 31, 2014

Share This

Film Information

The Camden 28

Premiere Date: September 11, 2007

Streaming Dates: Expired

Photos: Download Here

Trailer: Link

Filmmaker: Anthony Giacchino Bio | Interview | Statement

Press: Critical Acclaim | Fact Sheet | Press Release

Filmmaker

Anthony Giacchino
Anthony Giacchino

I wanted to tell the story of the Camden 28, but I also wanted to raise questions about government deception and reasons for going to war.”

— Anthony Giacchino

/pov/distributors/links254.html

Film Update

Critical Acclaim

The unspoken parallels between Iraq and Vietnam and the antiwar movements then and now are illustrated by The Camden 28, a poignant documentary recalling the all-but-forgotten trial of 28 Vietnam War opponents, mostly members of the Catholic Left...”

— Stephen Holden,
The New York Times

One of the crème de la crème of American documentaries that earn a place on PBS's POV... It's a strikingly human story about conscience and activism.”

— Jonathan Storm,
The Philadelphia Inquirer

The film evokes an era when the Church led the fight for social justice instead of against it.”

— David Edelstein,
New York Magazine

Upcoming Films

JOIN THE DISCUSSION


Regarding War promo graphic