National Bird Reviews

December 15, 2016
The three subjects' personal stories don't really add up to a coherent critique of drone warfare, but their various experiences allow Kennebeck to attack the subject from multiple angles.
November 17, 2016
"National Bird" is powerful cinematic journalism.
November 17, 2016
Kennebeck may be a newcomer to feature filmmaking, but her grasp of the material is accomplished.
November 11, 2016
National Bird shows that war will always be hell, even for those who aren't on the battleground.
November 10, 2016
[An] elegantly unsettling documentary about the United States' reliance on aerial combat drones.
November 7, 2016
National Bird hardly offers any counterpoint to the arguments presented... But it does reveal a program whose international reach and seemingly limitless surveillance powers are extraordinarily difficult to keep in check
November 7, 2016
Chilling testimony from those three veterans, each of whom helped to wage war from behind consoles half a world away, serves as the backbone of a film that adds its voice to mounting criticism of the U.S. drone program.
April 17, 2016
With stealth and elegance, Kennebeck brings these alarming truths into the light.