The 2016 Denver Film Festival (DFF) taking place November 2 to 13, unveiled its full Festival lineup including all feature film selections, short films and complete sidebars.
Guantanamo’s Child: Omar Khadr
NAME OF FILM: GUANTANAMO’S CHILD: OMAR KHADR
DIRECTOR(S): Patrick Reed and Michelle Shephard
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Omar Khadr: child soldier or unrepentant terrorist? The 28-year-old Canadian has been a polarizing figure since he was 15. In 2002, Khadr was captured by American forces in Afghanistan and charged with war crimes, including murder. After spending half his life behind bars, including a decade at Guantanamo, Khadr is released. This is his story, in his own words.
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