Ghosts of Afghanistan (2021)

Introduction Ghosts of Afghanistan is a Canadian documentary film, directed by Julian Sher and released in 2021. As the Taliban seize control of Afghanistan and the “good war” ends in chaos and tragedy, war correspondent Graeme Smith offers a first-hand account of NATO’s failed attempt to bring democracy, women’s rights and freedoms to the country.… Read More

Escape from Kabul (2021)

Introduction Escape From Kabul unfolds over 18 monumental days in August 2021, from the U.S. withdrawal of its troops from Afghanistan through the subsequent evacuation of tens of thousands of Afghan citizens from Kabul airport after the Taliban seized the city. Outline This deeply immersive and emotional documentary combines never-before-seen archival footage from those on… Read More

War and Justice: The Case of Marine A (2022)

Introduction In Afghanistan, 2011, Royal Marine Alexander Blackman shot an unarmed Taliban insurgent in the chest. What’s the true story behind one of the most controversial events in the war on terror? Outline War and Justice: The Case of Marine A is a documentary special looking at Alexander Blackman, the first British soldier to be… Read More

SAS Death Squads Exposed: A British War Crime? (2022)

Introduction British special forces killed hundreds of people on night raids in Afghanistan, but were some of the shootings executions? Richard Bilton uncovers new evidence and tracks down eyewitnesses. Part of the BBC Panorama documentary series. Outline Panorama investigates a series of raids where people were shot dead after they surrendered to British troops. Reporter… Read More

Ross Kemp: The Invisible Wounded (2012)

Introduction Ross James Kemp (born 21 July 1964) is an English actor, author, and television war reporter. He rose to prominence in the role of Grant Mitchell in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. Since 2004, Kemp has received international recognition as a journalist for the BAFTA Award-winning documentary series Ross Kemp on Gangs. Outline An… Read More