Director Greg Barker's new HBO feature documentary "Manhunt" premieres today in competition at the Sundance Film Festival. Based on the book MANHUNT, by Peter L. Bergen, this espionage tale goes inside the CIA’s long conflict against Al Qaeda, as revealed by the remarkable women and men whose secret war against Osama bin Laden started nearly a decade before most of us even knew his name.
The New York Times described Greg Barker as “a filmmaker of artistic and political consequence.” A former war-correspondent-turned filmmaker, Barker has worked in more than 50 countries across six continents. "Manhunt" is the culmination of Barker’s 10-year interest in America’s conflict with Al Qaeda and Osama bin Laden.
Monkeyland is honored to be working with Greg and his team for the third time. His previous films include "Sergio", winner of the Documentary Editing Award at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, as well as "Koran by Heart", for which Monkeyland was nominated last year by the MPSE for Best Sound Editing in a television documentary.
"Manhunt" will be playing 6 times at Sundance, premiering today and running through January 26th, and will make it's way onto HBO later this year.
Posted on 01/20/2013 at 12:00:00 AM