Hell and Back Again

Hell and Back Again Review

An apolitical look at one man’s struggle to readapt to civilian life following a harrowing, life altering experience in Afghanistan, director Danfung Dennis' documentary Hell and Back Again has an uncomfortable and visceral impact on the viewer that will leave them stunned and in awe of what they’ve just witnessed.

Andrew’s Hot Docs 2011 Picks

The 2011 Hot Docs Film Festival is bigger than ever this year with over 200 movies being screened of the course of 11 days. I understand that the choices are overwhelming this year, but here I am to briefly give all you fine Dork Shelf readers my top five picks of the festival and five other films that are in smaller categories of competition that you shouldn't overlook.