During World War II, 42,000 conscientious objectors refuse to fight but serve with distinction in other non-combat duties.
The shocking Iraq War ground conflict is only a prelude to the even more challenging battles these reluctant heroes face upon their return home.
The family of professional football player turned soldier Pat Tillman sets out to explore and uncover the real story behind their son’s death in April 2004 when he was serving in Afghanistan.
Documentary about Syrians who risk thier lives to rescue victims of war.
A romantic drama of an Austrailian reporter in war-torn Indonesia.
The War on Iraq builds the case that the George W. Bush administration intentionally deceived the American people in order to justify going to war in 2003.
Undeterred tells the story of the build up of enforcement along the US/Mexico border and how it functions. Through intimate portraits, raw footage and artful animation, it shows how life in one small town has changed and how local residents have organized to push back and resist those changes.
Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman wrote, directed and stars in this autobiographical animated film. As a 19-year-old infantry soldier in the 1982 war with Lebanon, Folman witnessed the Sabra and Shatila massacre, but realizes that he has no memory of the event. In 2006, he seeks out others who were in Beirut at the time to discuss their memories, including a psychologist specializing in post-traumatic stress disorders and the first journalist to cover the massacre.
Is American foreign policy dominated by the idea of military supremacy? Has the military become too important in American life? Jarecki’s shrewd and intelligent polemic would seem to give an affirmative answer to each of these questions.
PBS documentary series that challenges the conventional wisdom that war and peace are men’s domain and reveals the central role of women in the quest for peace and justice in modern warfare.