Laura Poitras’ amazing documentary, My Country, My Country, has been picked up for theatrical distribution by Zeitgeist Films. It will open in New York and Washington, DC on August 4 and then expand nationwide after that.
The film, which had its North American Premiere at SXSW 2006 in the documentary competition, is a powerful and always-timely exploration of American-enforced elections in Iraq. It’s worth seeing as soon as you get the chance. Here’s the official Web site, which includes other cities/dates.