Documentaries

Michael Hirsh’s ‘My Vietnam War’ Radio Doc

September 27, 2017

WGCU, the NPR station in Fort Myers, Florida, recently ran "My Vietnam War—During, After, and Way After," a one-hour special produced by Michael Hirsh, an award-winning television journalist and producer who served as a 22-year-old…

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The Ken Burns Documentary – A Review

September 16, 2017

By Marc Leepson Arts Editor, The VVA Veteran Ten years in the making. A reported budget of $30 million. A crew of dozens. That’s what I knew about “The Vietnam War,” the ten-part, eighteen-hour documentary…

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N.Y. and N.J. Battle of Hue Veterans Wanted

August 3, 2017

FiOS1 News in New York is planning to take a group of veterans from New Jersey, Long Island, and the Lower Hudson Valley region of New York who served in Hue during the 1968 Tet…

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Tripwire!: A Worthy Vietnam Veterans Documentary

July 6, 2017

Lea Jones and Marc Waszkiewicz have combined their many artistic talents to produce a unique Vietnam War veteran documentary called Tripwire!. The film follows a formula used in nearly every other all-encompassing documentary about Vietnam veterans:…

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‘The Witness’ Doc: Gripping and Unpredictable

January 5, 2017

The Witness is a gripping documentary that contains surprising information about the infamous murder of a woman named Kitty Genovese in 1964. If her name rings a bell, you likely remember that the 28-year-old woman…

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‘My Father’s Vietnam’ Doc

November 22, 2016

Filmmaker and composer Soren Sorensen narrates his documentary My Father's Vietnam, a personal look at his father Peter's Vietnam War experience. The film also pays tribute to two men Peter Sorensen knew in Vietnam who died in…

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Artistic Query: New MIA Documentary

September 10, 2016

Richard Jellerson, who served two tours of duty in Vietnam as an Army helicopter pilot, is putting together a documentary called “A Solemn Promise: America’s Missing in Action.” The doc, Jellerson says, “will witness the journey…

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‘Citizen Soldier’ Doc

August 10, 2016

The documentary,  Citizen Soldier , which looks at the role that National Guard troops have played in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, will be available on demand and on DVD on August 30. The film…

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Documentary Query: Soul Alley Vietnam Veterans

July 29, 2016

Ted Irving, an educator and journalist, is producing a documentary about African-American GIs during the Vietnam War who created the neighborhood called Soul Alley (also Soul City) near Tan Son Nhut Airbase. "The bulk of…

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S.F. Veterans Film Festival Submissions

July 7, 2016

The fifth annual San Francisco Veterans Film Festival, which will take place at Koret Auditorium at the main branch of the San Francisco Public Library on Saturday and Sunday November 12 and 13, is now accepting…

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