My Lai (film)
|Written by||Barak Goodman|
|Directed by||Barak Goodman|
|Theme music composer||Joel Goodman|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Running time||83 minutes|
My Lai is a documentary film created by PBS; it aired as an episode of American Experience. The documentary details the 1968 My Lai Massacre and its background. Topics of the video include the men of Charlie Company and the cover-up of the event. Hugh Thompson Jr. (the rescue helicopter pilot who confronted the ground forces personally, reported the killings, and helped halt the massacre) is also covered in the documentary.
My Lai was recognized as the 2010 Outstanding Directing For Nonfiction Programming during the Emmys. The documentary was also nominated as the 2010 Exceptional Merit In Nonfiction Filmmaking in the Emmys. The documentary was also awarded a 2010 Peabody Award.
- "Cast & Crew: Film Credits". PBS. Retrieved October 20, 2012.
- "My Lai . American Experience . WGBH". PBS. Retrieved October 20, 2012.
- "My Lai". PBS. April 26, 2010. Retrieved October 20, 2012.
- Mike Hale (April 25, 2010). "A Dark Day That Still Resonates". New York Times. Retrieved October 20, 2012.
- Don North (April 22, 2010). "My Lai - Vietnam War Controversy on PBS' American Experience". Historynet. Retrieved October 20, 2012.
- "My Lai". Emmys. Retrieved October 20, 2012.
- Melissa Maerz (April 1, 2011). "Peabody Awards for 'Justified,' 'Good Wife,' 'Sherlock Holmes'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved October 20, 2012.
- Noel Holston (March 31, 2011). "70th annual Peabody Awards winners announced". UGA News. Retrieved October 20, 2012.
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