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Back from the Valley: Sebastian Junger on Korengal

Dan Lybarger | Posted 06.04.2014 | Arts
Dan Lybarger

Sebastian Junger has managed to find intriguing angles on the deployment and on the longest military commitment in U.S. history in Korengal, which opened on Friday. The new film offers some sober reflection to the visceral jolt that came with Restrepo.

Which Way Is The Front Line From Here

Molly Rowan Leach | Posted 06.23.2013 | Arts
Molly Rowan Leach

Approaching the two-year anniversary of Tim's tragic death in Misrata covering the risings of the Arab Spring, Sebastian Junger, his close friend and co-director of their Oscar-nominated Restrepo has created an extraordinary documentary of his friend's life.

At Close Proximity With War and Truth

Molly Rowan Leach | Posted 05.21.2013 | Books
Molly Rowan Leach

This week, a powerfully written biography by Alan Huffman has come out on Tim Hetherington's life and death, titled Here I Am in reference to a moment that Hetherington finds himself in his own viewfinder, reflected back in a mirror.

Famed War Correspondent: Journalists More At Risk Today Than Ever

Posted 12.11.2012 | Media

Sebastian Junger, author of 'War' and director of the documentary Restrepo joined HuffPost Live Tuesday to discuss his Reporters Instructed In Saving ...

Six Ways to Honor Our Veterans

Joshua Kors | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Joshua Kors

Forget wearing a flag pin. Or slapping a "We Support the Troops" bumper sticker on your Prius. This Veterans Day push yourself to do something that's actually meaningful. Here are six ways to honor our soldiers.

Remembering Tim Hetherington

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 04.21.2012 | Home

Tim Hetherington was killed one year ago today by mortar shells in Misurata, Libya, while photographing the Libyan civil war. The photographer and Osc...

'Tim Hetherington' Exposes The Horrors of War

Posted 03.23.2012 | Arts

Tim Hetherington was an individual blessed with finding precisely what he was born to do. As a photojournalist, Hetherington followed the atrocities o...

Documentaries Old and New; Sascha Rice, Sundance and Nanook

Hellin Kay | Posted 03.05.2012 | Arts
Hellin Kay

Documentary film is one of the most undervalued of all art forms. But thanks I guess partly to "reality TV" people seem to have rediscovered it in the mainstream.

Lessons from PFC Restrepo's Mother

Mike Casey | Posted 07.12.2011 | Green
Mike Casey

We had to respond forcefully to the 9-11 attacks. But our people's sacrifice over the past decade demands that we push our leaders to identify the structural drivers that have so many of our people in harm's way.

In Memorium: Tim Hetherington

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

By Kiša Lala Tim Hetherington, ©Tim A Hetherington Photo-journalist Tim Hetherington was killed by a rocket propelled grenade on April 20th...

Letters From Tim Hetherington

Joshua Kors | Posted 06.23.2011 | Media
Joshua Kors

This morning I printed out all the emails Tim Hetherington sent to me over the last few weeks.

The Non-Imperial Presidency: Obama and Libya

William Bradley | Posted 06.21.2011 | World
William Bradley

Newscaster: The failure of today's pre-dawn Special Forces raid in Tripoli to catch or dispatch Moammar Gaddafi leaves the Obama Administration with a...

'Restrepo' Chronicled The Violence Of War

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 06.20.2011 | Media

Journalist and filmmaker Tim Hetherington, most noted for the gripping documentary of the Afghan war, 'Restrepo,' was killed in Libya today, along wit...

Tim Hetherington in His Own Words. R.I.P.

Terry Keefe | Posted 06.20.2011 | Media
Terry Keefe

Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger created what I believe to be one of the best films about war ever made, fiction or non.

Remembering Tim Hetherington

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.20.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

When I interviewed him, photographer and filmmaker Tim Hetherington struck me as a man who cared so deeply for the subjects he met in the trenches. He was killed today in Libya.

Oscar Documentary Nominees 'Not Afraid Of Banksy'

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

LOS ANGELES — Lucy Walker is more worried about gussying up for the 83rd annual Academy Awards than worrying about whether Banksy will make his mark...

Docu-Drama: Surprises and Snubs for the Best Documentary Oscar

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

It's a good time to dust off your queue and take a look at some of the best documentaries of 2010 while we can still remember them.

Who We Fight for and Why it Matters

Mark Olmsted | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

I saw The Eagle this weekend, and thought Tatum Channing acquitted himself remarkably well, considering how contemporary he might have seemed in a his...

From the Korengal Valley to the Kodak Theatre: The Long Journey of Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington's Oscar-nominated Restrepo

Terry Keefe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Terry Keefe

When the filmmakers shot Restrepo, ideas of attending the Oscars with the film as a nominee in the Best Feature Documentary category were likely quickly replaced by thoughts of survival.

Oscar Nominee Sebastian Junger Speaks About His Year in Deadliest Place on Earth

Joshua Kors | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joshua Kors

Junger's film, Restrepo, is an eye-opening look at the war for viewers who know Afghanistan only from two-minute clips on cable, followed by hours of political analysis.

All Access Pass to War

Samantha Kreindel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Samantha Kreindel

A few months ago, I heard about a book that was to be released soon, titled War. Written by Sebastian Junger, I was interested at first because I had ...

The Most Important Film of the Post-9/11 Generation

Richard Allen Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Richard Allen Smith

Restrepo captures both the misery and the absurdity of combat better than any war film ever seen. If you have yet to see Restrepo, you should expect nothing short of a masterpiece.

Christoper Nolan's False Start

Derek Beres | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Derek Beres

It took me a week to read Dax-Devlon Ross's review of Christopher Nolan's blockbuster, Inception. He warned the reader that it was a spoiler, and havi...

The Price of Passage: Restrepo and Corruption in Afghanistan

Derek Beres | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Derek Beres

Whatever your feelings on the war in Afghanistan, the documentary film Restrepo has captured perhaps the most important footage Americans have seen.

What Sebastian Junger and Restrepo Won't Tell You About War

Nick Turse | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nick Turse

The filmmakers may know something about Afghanistan, a good deal about combat, and even more about modern American troops, but there's little evidence in Restrepo that they know the true face of war.