Alibi V.28 No.40 • Oct 3-9, 2019 

Film Interview

The War at Home

Filmmaker Glenn Silber’s Vietnam era protest documentary returns with scary relevance

What lessons can be gleaned by casting our collective memory back half a century? It’s a question that comes vividly to life watching The War at Home, a documentary co-produced and co-directed by Glenn Silber and Barry Alexander Brown and first released in 1979. Weekly Alibi took the opportunity to chat with Silber about his newly-restored film and its history.
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