Restrepo, directed by war photo journalist and director Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger, is a feature length documentary that captures the everyday life of an American platoon embedded in a remote outpost in the formidable Korengal Valley in Afghanistan. Hetherington and Junger spent a year capturing the every day life of 15 soldiers.
Restrepo is a raw and powerful account of men living in war. The directors don’t allow political agenda or ego to stand in the way of getting as close to the truth as possible. They simply turned on their cameras, often in incredibly dangerous situations, and showed us how and by whom this war is being fought. Continue reading