Permission to Engage

Shuchen Tan Short documentary - 2011 - 58 min.

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Revealing documentary about the facts underlying the famous WikiLeaks footage that shows how an American air raid killed at least seventeen civilians in Bagdad.

Collateral Murder, the notorious WikiLeaks footage of the American air-to-ground attack on 12 July 2007 that killed at least seventeen innocent civilians in Bagdad, was watched world-wide. Tan visits both the involved American soldiers and the Iraqi families who mourned their victims. Based on the black-and-white footage, they tell their side of this gruesome episode and explain how the incident changed their lives forever.


Director(s) Shuchen Tan
Script Shuchen Tan
Producer(s) Jos de Putter
Kees Schaap
Executive Producer
Anja van Oostrom
Director of Photography
Sound on Set
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