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Plot, Details & Awards

Dirty Wars

(2013)
Not Rated In Theaters 06/7/2013 , 87min.
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Plot & Details

Director Richard Rowley's documentary Dirty Wars examines how the United States has responded to international terrorist threats in ways that seem to go against the established laws of the land. The movie focuses on the Joint Special Operations Command, a unit that is centered around worldwide responses to terrorism.
  • MPAA Rating: Not Rated
  • Genre(s): Documentary,Special Interest
  • Run Time: 87min.
  • Theatrical Release Date: 06/07/2013
  • DVD Release Date: 10/15/2013
  • Status: In Theaters
  • Distributor(s): IFC Films
  • Starring: Jeremy Scahill
  • Themes: Terrorism
  • Keywords: covert-operation, military, terrorism
  • Country of Origin: USA - Limited (06-07-2013)
  • Language: English

Awards

Academy Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2013 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Documentary Feature Nominated

Sundance Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2013 Sundance Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

Writers Guild of America

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2013 Writers Guild of America Best Documentary Screenplay David Riker Nominated
2013 Writers Guild of America Best Documentary Screenplay Jeremy Scahill Nominated

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