A PRIVATE WAR – Review by Martha K. Baker

A Private War demands and delivers. Marie Colvin was an award-winning war correspondent. She lost an eye covering Sri Lanka, and she lost her life in Syria. She was the stuff of legends, pulling stories out of the peoples whose lives were threatened by war, ducking bullets, remaining loyal to friends and lovers all while meeting deadlines.

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A PRIVATE WAR – Review by MaryAnn Johanson

As someone notes here, “there are no old and bold journalists.” And we don’t get many movies about them… and even fewer about a woman who is this fearless, this badass, this outrageously good at her work. It’s not that these women do not move through the world. They do. We just don’t get the movies celebrating them. We need them.

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Matthew Heineman and Rosamund Pike on APRIVATE WAR – Lauren Bradshaw interviews

Oscar-nominated documentarian Matthew Heineman (Cartel Land) knocks it out of the park with his first dramatic feature film, A Private War. Based on the life of Marie Colvin, an American journalist killed while reporting on the Syrian Civil War, this film is as powerful as it is important, especially at a time like this when attacks on the news media (and journalists in particular) are becoming more and more news stories themselves.

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