Gitmo: The New Rules of War (2007)




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The torture techniques deployed in the war on terror come under the microscope in this documentary. The film revolves around the a quest to discover what happened to a man named Mehdi, who was held in Guantanamo Bay, but also incorporates thoughts from former Gitmo prisoners and officers who worked in the notorious Abu Ghraib facility in Iraq.
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Critic Reviews for Gitmo: The New Rules of War

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (3)

Gandini and Saleh slowly show how one revelation leads to another, and how in the end this method of journalistic inquiry paints a disturbing picture of U.S. policy in Guantanamo.

Full Review… | July 7, 2006
Top Critic

It's upsetting, intriguing and somehow incomplete.

July 7, 2006
Denver Rocky Mountain News
Top Critic

Resembles a collage more than a iron-clad essay, and its strength comes in set-pieces.

July 7, 2006
Denver Post
Top Critic

The banality of evil meets moronic zeal.

Full Review… | May 4, 2007
WBAI Web Radio

Even if the whole doesn't click as tightly as it should, the individual pieces shock enough on their own.

Full Review… | December 20, 2006

For such an important subject; it's too bad this documentary isn't more rock-solid

Full Review… | August 12, 2006
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