Veterans

  • 90 min.

    The color of sacrifice

    Boucif, Mourad, 2006

    The documentary is about men who came from the colonised countries and were forced to enlist and play a crucial role during the Second World War.

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  • 55 min.

    Across the border

    Vredeveld, Saskia, 1999

    In this film, four white South African veterans who fought on the border of occupied Namibia and Angola in the 70s and 80s together with thousands of other young white conscript soldiers reflect on their terrifying adventures.

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  • 75 min.

    First Kill

    Schrijber, Coco, 2001

    Provocatively, the film exposes the contradictory feelings of fear and excitement evoked by war and our ongoing fascination with war and its memory. What is the psychology of war?

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  • 86 min.

    Tabee Toean

    Verheul, Tom, 1995

    In Tabee Toean five veterans of the Indonesian War of Independence (1945-1949) share their recollections, telling us how they as young soldiers, unprepared for guerrilla warfare, found themselves in a devil's circle of excessive violence and cruelty.

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  • 50 min.

    Purple Hearts

    Broekhoven, Roel van, 2004

    A photo series that the New York photographer Nina Berman: "Purple Hearts, back from Iraq" made of wounded US Iraq veterans gave rise to the making of this documentary.

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