Amir Bar-Lev

documentary filmmaker

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Filmmaker of The Tillman Story, a documentary about US soldier and former NFL player Pat Tillman, who was killed by "friendly fire" in Afghanistan

Amir Bar-Lev on KCRW

War Movies: 'The Tillman Story' and 'The Hurt Locker'

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The Tillman Story's Controversial R Rating, MPAA's Response

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