Documentaries

New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke

November 2, 2015

Richard Holbrooke was an important voice in U.S. foreign policy from his first State Department assignment in 1963 as a civilian AID worker in South Vietnam until his death in 2010. Along the way, he…

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Proposed Doc, 'Renew Vietnam'

June 29, 2015

"Renew Vietnam, " is a proposed short documentary film that looks at the humanitarian organization, Project Review, which was co-founded in 2001 by Vietnam veteran Chuck Searcy  in Quang Tri Province to find and dismantle Vietnam…

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Documentary Query – ‘American Platoon’ Doc

June 29, 2015

All3Media, a production company that specializes in "unscripted and documentary style programming shedding positive light to our unsung heroes and the storytelling process, " is working on a new cable TV doc called American Platoon…

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‘Reporting Vietnam’ Exhibit to Open in D.C.’s Newseum

May 20, 2015

"Reporting Vietnam , " a multimedia exhibit showcasing how journalists covered the Vietnam War, opens May 22 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. The extensive exhibit, held in conjunction with the 50th anniversary commemorations of…

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Great Doc: Escape From Firebase Kate

May 13, 2015

Readers of The VVA Veteran first learned the remarkable story of VVA life member William Albracht and the amazing escape he led from the besieged Firebase Kate near Ban Me Thuot in late October of…

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‘Unseen Warriors’: Vietnam War Cameraman Doc

May 4, 2015

The "unseen warriors" of Traditions Military Videos' "Unseen Warriors: Army Combat Cameramen in Vietnam" are---as the subtitle notes---a group of dedicated Army photographers and cameramen who often put their lives on the line to document the…

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New Doc on the Final Days in Saigon

September 3, 2014

I am confident that I speak for the overwhelming majority of Vietnam veterans when I say that Henry Kissinger is just about the last person I would want to see as a talking head in…

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Filmmaker Query: Vietnam Veterans and Apollo 11

August 14, 2014

Lauren Boudreau of 43Films is producing a two-hour special for the American Heroes Channel about Apollo 11 and what that event meant to Americans during the height of the Vietnam War and the Civil Rights movement. "We…

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Filmmaker Query: Vietnam War Tunnel Rats

July 24, 2014

Malcolm Young of Firefly Films , a film and television production company in Singapore, is developing a documentary about the Vietnam War that will look at the system of tunnels the Viet Cong had in South…

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Do Not Buy the New DVD Edition of 'Hearts and Minds'

July 9, 2014

Peter Davis’s 1974 documentary Hearts and Mind s has recently been reissued on DVD in a new edition containing two hours of unused material. If you are a Vietnam veteran---or if you are not and care…

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