Jessica Winter

Call Them Up in Dreamland

One of the best pieces of visual reportage to have emerged from the war in Iraq, the documentary Occupation: Dreamland achieves a remarkable degree of intimacy with the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division stationed in Falluja in early 2004, as the city trembles on the brink of explosion. “I think the......

Post Cards From Falluja

In the superb documentary Occupation: Dreamland, directors Garrett Scott and Ian Olds travel to Falluja in the tense, ominous early months of 2004: before the charred and mutilated corpses of private contractors were hung from a bridge at the end of March, before the April and November sieges. For six......
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