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Monday, March 31, 2008

PBS Frontline Presents: BAD VOODOO'S WAR

FRONTLINE presents BAD VOODOO'S WAR

Tuesday, April 1, 2008, at 8 P.M. CT on PBS

In June 2007, as the American military surge reached its peak, a band of National Guard infantrymen who call themselves the "Bad Voodoo Platoon" was deployed to Iraq. To capture a vivid, first-person account of the new realities of war in Iraq for FRONTLINE and ITVS director Deborah Scranton (The War Tapes) created a "virtual embed" with the platoon, supplying cameras to the soldiers so they could record and tell the story of their war. The film intimately tracks the veteran soldiers of "Bad Voodoo" through the daily grind of their perilous mission, dodging deadly IEDs, grappling with the political complexities of dealing with Iraqi security forces, and battling their fatigue and their fears.

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1 comments:

Deborah Scranton said...

Thanks for the shout out, and for helping us to amplify the voices of the brave men of BAD VOODOO……this was/is their experience.

Deborah Scranton
Director
BAD VOODOO’S WAR

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