“Lifted” by Lexi Alexander (USA, 2010)



A movie dedicated to the “fallen heroes” of Afghanistan and Iraq, praising patriotism and religion, but also showing those left behind who struggle to survive in affluent America.

Director: Lexi Alexander
Writer: Lexi Alexander
Cast: Nicki Aycox, Uriah Shelton, Dash Mihok
Music by Kurt Farquhar
Cinematography by David Brower
Film Editing by Gregory Nussbaum


“Crimson Tide” by Tony Scott (USA, 1995)

Crimson Tide

Cast: Denzel Washington, Gene Hackman, Matt Craven, George Dzundza
Directed: Tony Scott
Written: Michael Schiffer
Music: Hans Zimmer
Cinematography: Dariusz Wolski
Film Editing: Chris Lebenzon

“Meagan Leavey” by Gabriela Cowperthwaite (USA, 2017)

Megan Leavey by Gabriela Cowperthwaite (USA, 2017)

Cast: Kate Mara, Ramón Rodríguez, Tom Felton, Bradley Whitford, Will Patton
Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite
Writers: Annie Mumolo, Pamela Gray, Tim Lovestedt
Cinematographer: Lorenzo Senatore
Editor: Peter McNulty
Composer: Mark Isham

“Being 17” (André Téchiné, France 2016)

Being 17

“The moving qualities in this film are mostly a coming-out thing, so perhaps straight people won’t relate, but there are glimmers here (and in our times) of that narrative holding enough substance to speak to universal truths.” -[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4331970/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1]

Cast: Kacey Mottet Klein, Sandrine Kiberlain, Corentin Fila, Alexis Loret, Jean Fornerod
Director: André Téchiné
Writer: Céline Sciamma, André Téchiné
Cinematographer: Julien Hirsch
Editor: Albertine Lastera
Composer: Alexis Rault

(4/1) Allied (Robert Zemeckis/Steven Knight, USA 2016)

In the series One Writer, Four Directors:


Cast: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Lizzy Caplan, Matthew Goode, Jared Harris
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Writer: Steven Knight
Cinematographer: Don Burgess
Editor: Mick Audsley, Jeremiah O’Driscoll
Composer: Alan Silvestri