• Dirty Wars (2013)

Dirty Wars

Release Date: June 7th, 2013

DVD Release Date: October 15th, 2013

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary

Investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill traces the rise of the Joint Special Operations Command. He exposes covert operations to capture and kill people, but those agents do not exist on paper.

Director: Rick Rowley

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Big Noise Films

Keywords: Engaging , Emotional , 2010s , Inspiring ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Rick GroenThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    A remarkable documentary as important as it is compelling. show more

  • 80
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    A vital, gripping film. show more

  • 65
    Ella TaylorNPR

    Scahill is right to focus on the price American security efforts have cost in human rights — and human life. Yet there are difficult questions hovering just outside the frame of Dirty Wars. Short of pacifism, and given that there is no such thing as a truly clean war, what would count as an "acceptable" level of collateral damage? show more

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Nominated Documentary (Feature)