Restrepo is a 2010 documentary about the Afghanistan war, directed by American journalist Sebastian Junger and British/American photojournalist Tim Hetherington, and will be screened at The Poly, Falmouth as part of the Shifting Sands exhibition.
Restrepo was Tim’s directorial debut film that explores the year that Junger and Hetherington spent in Afghanistan on assignment for Vanity Fair embedded with the US Army in the Korengal Valley. It was awarded the Grand Jury Prize at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.
Screened as part of Shifting Sands with special remembrance for Tim Hetherington who was killed in the same rocket attack in Misrata that severely injured Guy Martin.
Introduced by Kingsley Marshall, award leader for Film, University College Falmouth.
â€¢ Restrepo is screened at The Poly, Falmouth on Friday, January 13, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £6.50, £5 concessions £4 students
â€¢ More on the Shifting Sands exhibition and the other events taking place as part of the exhibition.