Archive for نیسان, 2010

Enemy Images- A great Documentary film about US-Vietnam War

23 نیسان 2010 1 comment

STORYLINE: Television has the means to take us anywhere and show us anything. It can bring us the physical experience of war with all its’ horrors, like no other medium, and yet the image of American war on television is disembodied, bloodless, and unreal.

The invasion of Iraq was the most closely documented war ever fought. Lasting only 800 hours, it produced 20,000 hours of video, but those images were tightly controlled, producing a monolithic view of combat sanitized and controlled by the Pentagon.

Enemy Image traces the ways us television has covered war, starting with Vietnam in the 1960s and shows how the military has devised ever-improving means of ensuring the American public never again has the real face of combat beamed directly into their living rooms.

Comparing footage of Vietnam, including rarely-seen material shot in North Vietnam, to coverage of Iraq and using extensive interviews with veteran war correspondents and news anchors, Mark Daniels demonstrates how television that once revealed the truth is now increasingly used to hide it.

When Baghdad exploded under bombs, television chose to bring us fireworks. But does this distant and spectacular image tell us what is really happening on the ground, how it feels or what it means?

A film by Mark Daniels. What you see, what you don’t see, and why. A look at the coverage of War and how it has evolved during the modern era. After Vietnam, the Government realized that showing the real death and destruction called “Collateral Damage” by the War machine, WOULD MAKE THE PEOPLE DEMAND AN END TO IT. The practice of killing innocent civilians is part of modern warfare. Some might call this unethical, and even evil, because it is premeditated as part of an overall strategy. Hiding these kind of facts from the people allows never ending war like we have now. The enemy image the media puts into the public mind is scripted. The Jessica Lynch fairytale is thoroughly debunked here.


وێنەیەک لە کۆڕەو/ کۆچی کوردانی باشوور بەرەو “خانێ/ پیرانشار/ی رۆژهەڵاتی کوردستان



Last Bullet- East (Iranian) #Kurdistan- Mass execution of #Kurds


Photo by: Jahangir Razmi- politzer prize winner

:هاوپۆله‌کانPhotoStory, Sw|En|Tr

سەدەی بیستەمی ئیتالیا وەک سەدەی بیست و یەکەمی کوردستان ناچێ؟


American Girl in Italy… Photo by: Ruth Orkin

read more about this history of this picture here


سەردەمانێک … چەک و قەڵەم، دوو ئامرازی تێکۆشانی دەستی پێشمەرگە


East Kurdistan, Kurdish language test for Peshmerges- 1980th


باشووری کوردستان – South Kurdistan Map


نەخشەی جوگرافیایی باشووری کوردستان بە ناوچەکانی ناو و دەرەوەی سنوورەکانی ئێستای هەرێمی کوردستانیشەوە


کۆڕەوی کوردانی باشوور -Kurdish exodus (Korew)-1991