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Wednesday, January 24

Directed by the Winterfilm Collective

(1972) One month after the revelations of My Lai, veterans gather at a Detroit Howard Johnson motel to testify on war atrocities. Made by a collective of young filmmakers, many of whom would go onto long, distinguished careers, including Oscar-Award winning director Barbara Kopple (Harlan County, U.S.A., American Dream), editor Nancy Baker (Born Into Brothels, Vanya on 42nd Street), cinematographer Bob Fiore (Pumping Iron) and Emmy Award-winning director/producer David Grubin.  Digital. Approx. 96 min.

Read The Guardian’s John Patterson on Winter Soldier’s production and initial reception here.


“An important historical document, an eerily prescient antiwar plea and a dazzling example of filmmaking at its most iconographically potent. But at its best, it is the eloquent, unforgettable tale of profound moral reckoning.” 
– Ann Hornaday, Washington Post

“I always thought this was the most important film we had about this country's tragic involvement in Vietnam, and I still do. It's almost as potent today as it was when it was released, and I suspect it's rarely screened because what it reveals about wartime atrocities and government policies is very hard to face.”
– Jonathan Rosenbaum