Term Member Screening and Discussion of Severe Clear
Kristian Fraga's new film, Severe Clear, is a first person account of the Marines who were on the front lines of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Shot by First Lieutenant Mike Scotti on his Mini-DV camera, and told through his own journal entries, Severe Clear captures the chaos and complexity of war as the Marines make their way from Kuwait into Baghdad.
Please note: this film contains graphic violence and language.
A trailer of the film can be seen at
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