Emmy Nominee for Best Documentary, Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a New Story – Long Form, Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Cinematography – Documentary and Long Form, and Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Editing – Documentary and Long Form
In 2009, Janus Metz and cameraman Lars Skree accompanied a platoon of Danish soldiers to Armadillo, a combat operations base in southern Afghanistan. For six months, often while under fire, they captured the lives of the young soldiers fighting the Taliban in a hostile and confusing environment, where official rhetoric about helping civilians too often met the unforgiving reality of being a foreign occupier.
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