Eyes Wide Open
Bringing the War Home
On the Road with Eyes Wide Open
Documentary | 2005 | 12 mins
Eyes Wide Open, the American Friends Service Committee’s widely-acclaimed exhibition on the human cost of the Iraq War, features a pair of boots honoring each U.S. military casualty, a field of shoes and a Wall of Remembrance to memorialize the Iraqis killed in the conflict, and a multimedia display exploring the history, cost and consequences of the war. Since January 2005, this exhibit has opened eyes and stirred emotions across the country.
“…an event of disturbing prophetic power”
-National Catholic Reporter
Bringing the War Home weaves together powerful footage and moving interviews from a number of American locations where Eyes Wide Open has exhibited. It’s sensitive layering of images, words, sounds and music captures the essence of Eyes Wide Open, a stark reminder of the human cost of the Iraq War.
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