Naval PostGrad School and Stanford University screenings
One of the hardest aspects of making a ‘political documentary’ - the scare quotes are used both to trouble the term as well as the notion of a non-political doc - is getting the balance right: not the white or color but perspectival [...]
Salisbury Forum Screening
Making a film can take you to strange and wonderful places; so can screening it. Each year Watson’s Choices Program invites high school teachers from around the US to their Summer Institute on global affairs. I cannot say no to its indomitable director, [...]
Human Terrain “Highly Recommended” by Eduational Media Reviews
An academic reviewer recommends Human Terrain for educational use.
Der Derian Presents Human Terrain in Berlin
Co-Director James Der Derian discusses Human Terrain with a panel of diplomats and writers at Kino Babylon in Berlin.
Berlin Kino Babylon Screening
Screenings never take place in a vacuum, to which the Berlin screening of ‘Human Terrain’ paid ample testimony. It took place at the beautiful Babylon cinema, a 1920s picture place, originally built in what used to be the Jewish quarter of Berlin. After [...]
Human Terrain DVD Distribution
Human Terrain is now in DVD distribution by Bullfrog Films and Sideways Film.
Leipzig – Bergen – Ljubljana: on the documentary film festival docket
The first leg of our last cycle of European film festivals and screenings – Leipzig, Bergen, Ljubljana – got off to a bad start: a lengthy announcement by the Lufthansa pilot, reduced to single sentence in English: ‘I am sorry to say but [...]
Sold Out Screening of HT gets “ZA” in Slovenia
ZA = 'Thumbs Up!" http://www.mladina.si/tednik/201043/human_terrain
Human Terrain Featured in the Brown Alumni Magazine
The Brown Alumni Magazine publishes a feature looking behind the scenes of Human Terrain.
Human Terrain Gets Rave Reviews at Cambridge Film Festival
Human Terrain described as "one of the most extraordinary films I have seen for a long time" at recent Cambridge Film Festival.
Reuters Feature on the Afghanistan War Focuses on “the Human Terrain”
A recent Reuters article questions U.S/NATO ISAF success on the "key battleground" of "human-terrain" in Afghan counter-insurgency war.
Human Terrain, Humanitarian Space and Hollywood
Recent US/NATO official policy to win 'the human terrain' in Iraq and Afghanistan finds resonances in humanitarian work and Hollywood films.
Press TV’s Cine Politics Reviews Human Terrain
In the background of WikiLeaks reports on the war in Afghanistan, journalist and film critic analyze Human Terrain on Press TV's Cine Politics.
Petraeus Says U.S. NATO/ISAF Focus is on the ‘Human Terrain’ in Afghan War
NATO/ISAF Objectives in Afghanistan Continue to be Counterinsurgency and 'Human Terrain' Under Incoming Commander David Petraeus.
Der Derian on HTS and ‘The Responsibility of Intellectuals’
On Public Radio Der Derian discusses the shifting grounds of academics in the Human Terrain System and counterinsurgency in Afghanistan.
‘Human Terrain’ and Afghan war hit rocky ground
Nature and Wired publish features on HTS troubles, amidst Rolling Stone expose, leadership changes and Secretary of Defense review of HTS.
Human Terrain Featured in The Guardian
After a screening of Human Terrain at The Frontline Club, the Guardian UK publishes an article assessing the prospects of Britain's Afghan strategy under new Prime Minister David Cameron.
There’s no small satisfaction to be had from a local premiere: ‘Human Terrain’ in bold letters on a marquee that I pass under everyday on my way to work; easy logistics and a good rapport with the always congenial patron of the Avon, [...]
Human Terrain Benefit Generates Local Press
Providence press covers the special benefit screening of Human Terrain on Saturday the 29th at 4:15 @ The Avon Cinema
The Human Terrain System Recieves Criticism and Support
While funding for the Human Terrain System is halted by House Armed Services Committee, the program receives praise and criticism.
The Directors at HotDocs
When confronted by so many strong, compelling documentaries, you momentarily forget about Hollywood fiction films (that suspension of disbelief), or that that interpretation of the world even exists. -Michael Udris We returned to Providence energized by wonderful screenings and discussions. The film's relevance, [...]
Hot Docs Reviews Recommend Human Terrain
Hot Docs review describes Human Terrain as "absolutely fascinating look at the ever changing landscape of war."