Iraq in Fragments, (2006) Oscar-nominated documentary about the lives of ordinary Iraqis confronting the experience of war in their country.
My Vietnam, Your Iraq (2008) Documentary following the stories of 8 Vietnam veterans whose children are now serving in Iraq.
The Messenger, (2009) Woody Harrelson stars in this feature film about two soldiers who bond while serving their country—as messengers to families of killed soldiers.
Motherland Afghanistan, (2007) Afghani-American filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi shadows her father, a women's health specialist working to rebuild hospitals in war-torn Afghanistan, in this thought-provoking documentary filmed in the wake of the United States' invasion of the region.
The Beauty Academy of Kabul, (2006) Proving that vanity and the pursuit of beauty are universal, this 2004 documentary tracks a group of American women (including some Afghan émigrés from the 1980s) who open a beauty school in Afghanistan.
Kabul Transit, (2006) This unusual documentary forgoes traditional linear structure and guiding narration to present a picaresque view of life in modern Kabul, where warfare has dramatically impacted the average citizen's vision of a peaceful, prosperous future.