In Theaters: Nov 11 (NYC) and Nov 18 (LA) with more cities to follow

About the Film

National Bird follows the dramatic journey of three whistleblowers who are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial current affairs issues of our time: the secret U.S. drone war. At the center of the film are three U.S. military veterans. Plagued by guilt over participating in the killing of faceless people in foreign countries, they decide to speak out publicly, despite the possible consequences.

Their stories take dramatic turns, leading one of the protagonists to Afghanistan where she learns about a horrendous incident. But her journey also gives hope for peace and redemption. National Bird gives rare insight into the U.S. drone program through the eyes of veterans and survivors, connecting their stories as never seen before in a documentary. Its images haunt the audience and bring a faraway issue close to home.

See the Film

Cinema Detroit, Detroit, MI
Starting Friday, November 25 / Tickets

Sag Harbor Cinema, Sag Harbor, Maine
Starting Friday, November 25 / Tickets

Midtown Cinema, Harrisburg, PA
Starting Friday, December 2 / Tickets

Naro Cinema, Norfolk, VA
Only Wednesday, December 7 / Tickets

University of Massachusetts Boston Film Series
Only Thursday, December 15 / Tickets

Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, IL
Starting Friday, December 16 / Tickets

Past Festival Screenings
2016 IDFA Amsterdam
2016 Marda Loop Justice Film Festival
2016 Brattleboro Film Festival
2016 Kasseler Dokfest, Germany
2016 Olympia Film Festival
2016 Right Now Film Festival, UK
360° Science and Technology Film Festival, Moscow
2016 Zürich International Film Festival
2016 Filmfest Hamburg
2016 Milwaukee International Film Festival
2016 Camden International Film Festival
2016 Melbourne Film Festival
2016 East End Film Festival London
2016 Sydney Film Festival
2016 Sheffield Doc|Fest
2016 San Francisco International Film Festival
2016 Tribeca Film Festival
2016 Berlin Film Festival

 

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