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The Rights and Wrongs of War
Behind every war is not only a cause to defend, but also burning moral questions. The Holocaust, Hiroshima and Normandy are names charged with the weight of history, and they still resonate strongly in our collective memory. Bombing of civilians, prisoners of war and concentration camps, untrained soldiers, racism and segregation, the atomic bomb: our films cast a critical, contemporary eye over these themes.
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Open Secrets
2003, director: José Torrealba
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Open Secrets
2003, director: José Torrealba
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Sleeping Tigers: The Asahi Baseball Story
2002, director: Jari Osborne
The Canadian government forced over 22,000 Japanese...
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Aftermath: The Remnants of War
2001, director: Daniel Sekulich
The 1942-43 Battle of Stalingrad, pitting Soviet forces...
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Article by a specialist Bombing & the Ethics of War
Randall Hansen, author and political scientist, considers the ethical issues raised by the bombing of Germany during World War II.

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