Saturday, October 22, 2016

Saturday Short

Film Poster

Today, Saturday Short shares the trailer for Kandahar Journals (Summit Road Films, 2015), a 76-minute documentary, in English, that relates first-hand how photojournalist Louie Palu underwent a psychological transformation while covering the frontlines of combat in Kandahar, Afghanistan, from 2006 to 2010. The co-directors are Palu and Deven Gallaher; the writer is Murray Brewster.

Caution: Some scenes are graphic.

KANDAHAR JOURNALS - OFFICIAL TRAILER 3 from Kandahar Journals on Vimeo.

Read the film's interesting project history.

Screening Schedule

View Louie Palu's series Afghanistan: The Fighting Season and Afghanistan: Kandahar to Helmand, and Kandahar: The Void of War. He has posted many other photographs at his Website.

Palu, a 2016 Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, is also the 2016-2017 Research Fellow in the Humanities at the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin. He has received numerous awards for his extraordinary work. 

Louie Pau on FaceBook

Kandahar Journals on FaceBook

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