Posts Tagged ‘Canadian army’

Van Doos in Afghanistan

Filming war: an interview with producer Jacques Turgeon


*This post is a translation. Read the original French post here. In March an NFB team travelled to Afghanistan to document daily life as experienced by soldiers of the 22e Regiment, the Van Doos, serving in the heat of the conflict. Using footage from this visit, we developed The Van Doos in Afghanistan, a 45-minute


Soldier Brother creator Kaitlin Jones on siblings and war


I have only one sibling, a younger brother named Paul. I can’t imagine life without him. From our earliest childhood (I remember climbing into his crib at 4 – he would’ve been 2 and a half – and rocking out to invented songs involving rhythmic jumping and wild imaginary-banjo solos), to this day, Paul has