A new HBO documentary Wartorn 1861-2010 premiered last night.
This film explores posttraumatic stress from the Civil War to today.
Wartorn 1862-2010 is directed by Jon Alpert and Ellen Goosenberg Kent and produced by Alpert, Goosenberg Kent and Matthew O’Neill. Executive producer is James Gandolfini.
I have too many thoughts and feelings about this film, and too little time (and clumsy English abilities) to write – so I’ll just include a quote (one out of many reviews and interviews about this great film):
I’m looking forward to including this film into our Frontline Russia collection and initiating a discussion of the costs of war for Russian veterans – who are devastated as well but not taken care of properly by social institutions and the society in general…