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Features

Thursday, January 13 2011

The Best Documentaries of 2010

A remarkable number of documentaries challenged basic assumptions about structure and representation, faith and truth.


Reviews

Monday, November 8 2010

'War Don Don': To Right History

Mediated and multiply framed, truth remains elusive; what remain are images and reflections, narratives that speak to current needs as much as past events.


Tuesday, September 28 2010

'War Don Don': A Job to Do

Again and again, this remarkable documentary raises questions about recording per se, with shots of the courtroom camera and TV screens. Mediated and multiply framed, truth remains elusive.


Tuesday, June 15 2010

'War Don Don': Seeking Justice

Rebecca Richman Cohen's remarkable War Don Don takes the trial of Issa Sesay as a point of departure, in order to bring together varying accounts of the 11-year war in Sierra Leone.


Blogs

Tuesday, June 8 2010

Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2010: 'War Don Don'

It was one thing to end Sierra Leone's civil war. What to do with the butchers who promulgated it was something else entirely.


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