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Hell and Back Again


Images courtesy of Danfung Dennis

Hell and Back Again
Danfung Dennis, 2011

New Documentary

Nonfiction filmmaking holds a strong appeal for many committed directors and producers. This ongoing series lets you sample wide-ranging approaches to the contemporary documentary.

Thu, Dec 8, 2011 7 PM

“The best war movie of the year!”—indieWIRE

Directed by photojournalist Danfung Dennis and "shortlisted" for the 2011 Academy Award for Best Documentary, Hell and Back Again depicts the physical and emotional experiences of Marine Sgt. Nathan Harris after being wounded while on tour in Afghanistan. Cutting between footage of Harris in the field and coping with constant pain back in the States, the film presents an intimate, unpoliticized portrait of a single serviceman that defies the typical conventions of war documentaries. (88 mins, video)

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Enjoy 25% off purchases and complimentary gift-wrapping in the Wexner Center Store, a free film screening, an exclusive gallery tour, and more during Member Appreciation Days, coming up December 3–6.

Wexner Center for the Arts

The Wexner Center for the Arts will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 26; Heirloom Café will remain closed on Friday, November 27.