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Battleground: 21 Days on the Empire's Edge

Battleground: 21 Days on the Empire's Edge (2004)

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In 2003, crack reporter Stephen Marshall of the Guerilla News Network took his news team and camera crews -- for 21 days -- to the frontlines of the U.S. war in Iraq, posing the questions "Why are we here?," "Is this war necessary?," "What is it helping to accomplish?," and "How are we pursuing the operation that lies before us?" A short time later, the team produced Battleground: 21 Days on the Empire's Edge -- a new home release featuring footage shot by Marshall and his team at the forefront


Documentary, Special Interest

Jan 10, 2006

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Add this engrossing and informative documentary by director Stephen Marshall to the growing list of films that reveal more about the war in Iraq than anything in the mainstream American news media.

April 6, 2010 Full Review Source: Chicago Reader
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If you're already against the war, the movie won't waste your time by preaching. It gives new perspective to both sides while adding weight to the arguments.

January 26, 2005 Full Review Source:

an honest to God documentary, refreshingly free of the agendas that usually give slant to so many of the propagandist films gaining notoriety in our current political climate

January 24, 2005 Full Review Source:

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