August 2, 2011
Unfortunately, we can’t watch this great film for free anymore! I can’t find full length version anywhere that doesn’t require payment of some kind – which I think is more than fair for the filmmakers.
When it’s five years old, we’ll be able to play the full length film – but for now, you can watch the trailer and decide if you want to download it for around $20.
If anybody finds embed for the full-length film anywhere, let me know but I don’t want to mess with these people, who really deserve to get paid. Hopefully, they’ll understand that by selecting their film for broadcast the other day, I helped spread the word about this great film.
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May 29, 2011
‘Restrepo’ is a 2010 documentary film directed by American journalist Sebastian Junger and the late British/American photojournalist Tim Hetherington.
As one reviewer put it, “A platoon in one of the most dangerous parts of Afghanistan loses one of their own. You can almost taste sand on your teeth while watching this. War is hell, nothing else.”
The film explores the year that Junger and Hetherington spent in Afghanistan on assignment for Vanity Fair, embedded with the Second Platoon, B Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team of the US Army in the Korengal valley. The 2nd Platoon is depicted defending an Observation Post (OP) named OP Restrepo, for PFC Juan Sebastián Restrepo, a Colombian-born naturalized U.S. citizen platoon medic who was killed earlier in the campaign.
For more info: http://militaryzone.tk/restrepo/