National Bird

( USA / 2016 )
Three courageous whistleblowers break the silence around the U.S. drone war – a decision that changes their lives forever.
National Bird follows the dramatic journey of three whistleblowers who are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial current affairs issues of our time: The secret U.S. drone war.
At the center of the film are three U.S. veterans. Tortured by guilt over participating in the killing of faceless people in foreign countries, they decide to speak out publicly, despite the possible consequences.
Formats: Digital Copy, DVD
Running Time: 92 min.
Theme: Anthropology, Conflicts, Current Affairs, Education, Human Rights, Investigative Journalism, Law and Justice, Middle Eastern Studies see all »
Language(s): English
Director(s): Sonia Kennebeck
Producer(s): Sonia Kennebeck, Ines Hofmann Kanna
Available regions: Canada, United States
National Bird

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  • “furious energy”
    THE GUARDIAN - UK
  • “scathing documentary”
    BOSTON HERALD - US
  • “"National Bird" is a powerful antidote to those who argue that drone warfare is an antiseptic way of killing.”
    AP - INTL
  • “Chilling testimony” “”National Bird” should cast an impressive shadow”
    VARIETY - INTL
  • “chilling exposé” “haunting, rather beautiful sequences
    THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER - INTL
  • “If only this compelling documentary were science fiction…”
    THE UPCOMING - UK
  • “National Bird is becoming one of the festival’s buzz documentaries.”
    SCREEN DAILY - INTL
  • “This is a personal film about guilt.” “notably well-assembled”
    SCREEN DAILY - INTL

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