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School of Assassins

Human rights abuses and a US miitary training center.

Overview

Genre
Human Rights, Investigation, Public Affairs, Contemporary Issues, and Religion
Synopsis

Academy Award nominee, best documentary short.
Human rights abuses by graduates of the U.S. Army School of the Americas (SOA) are chillingly documented at the beginning of the campaign to close the school.
"Great story...insightful, well-documented...important film...hopefully, more Americans will see it and form their own opinions about how our tax dollars are being spent. 4 stars."
—David Logsdon, Minneapolis MN, April 21, 2011

Treatment
Show treatment
Stage
finished
Running time
18 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Richter Productions
Country
United States
Years of Production
1993
Locations
Ft. Benning GA

Distribution Details

Release year
1993
Festivals
Human Rights, Toronto International (1st prize), New York International (Silver Medal), Bilbao (Silver Bear), Hot Springs
Awards
Academy Award nominee, best documentary short; 1st Prize, Silver Medal, Silver Bear
Language
English

Photos

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