Documentaries

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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David Lamb, 1940-2016

June 8, 2016

David Lamb, who covered the Vietnam War for United Press International,   died June 5 at age 76 of lymphoma and esophageal cancer. Lamb reported from Vietnam beginning in 1968, and---among other things---is credited with dubbing the…

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‘Joe’ – A New Vietnam War Veteran Doc

May 18, 2016

Scott Clower, a 25-year-old filmmaker, has put together a documentary called "Joe."  This fifteen-minute film tells the story of Joe Bearden, an Army helicopter pilot who was shot down over Laos and survived, but suffered severe…

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Ken Rodgers, Documentary Filmmaker, Honored by DAR

May 11, 2016

Ken Rodgers, the director and co-producer (with his wife Betty) of the acclaimed Vietnam War documentary,  Bravo! Common Men, Uncommon Valor , which deals with the infamous 77-day Siege of Khe Sanh in 1968, will…

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‘Service, Sacrifice, and Courage’ Doc

April 25, 2016

"Vietnam: Service, Sacrifice, and Courage" is the title of a new documentary featuring a group of Vietnam War veterans from Northeast Florida discussing their service in the war and their experiences after coming home. Produced…

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‘True Honor’ Vietnam War Fighter Pilots Doc

April 23, 2016

"True Honor, " a 2001 documentary about Vietnam War fighter pilots in the air war over North Vietnam, is now available on line. The 80-minute doc,  written and directed by Lon Gibby, focuses on the…

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Premiere of New Doc on Maryland Vietnam Veterans Today

March 23, 2016

  Montgomery College in suburban Washington, D.C., will host the first screening of “Honor & Gratitude: Chronicles of Montgomery County Vietnam Veterans, ” a seventy-minute documentary that features seven Montgomery County residents at 2:00 p.m. today,…

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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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