Severe Clear

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Severe Clear
Movie Poster for Severe Clear.jpg
Film poster
Directed byKristian Fraga
Produced byBenjamin Charbit
Kristian Fraga
Shari Hamrick
Marc Perez
John L. Sikes
Sehban Zaidi
Written byKristian Fraga
StarringMike Scotti
Music byCliff Martinez
Edited byKristian Fraga
Sirk Productions
Distributed byG2 Pictures
Release date
  • March 16, 2009 (2009-03-16) (SXSW)
  • March 12, 2010 (2010-03-12) (United States)
Running time
93 minutes
CountryUnited States

Severe Clear is a 2009 documentary film directed by American documentary maker Kristian Fraga, starring and using footage shot by First Lieutenant Mike Scotti of United States Marine Corps Bravo Company, 1st Battalion 4th Marines. The film explores the Marine drive to Baghdad during the 2003 invasion of Iraq.


A small clip depicting artillery fire in 2003

The footage was shot as Mike Scotti fought on the front lines of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003, he recorded what he saw on his personal mini-DV camera.[1] The film was released at the South by Southwest Film Festival.

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  1. ^ Baird, Julia (March 26, 2010). "The Moral Weight of War". Newsweek. Retrieved January 10, 2011.

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