Guantanamo Diary Revisited Review

What does it mean to forgive someone? The act of forgiveness is perhaps the most powerful weapon someone can wield. It can restore your very soul, and hopefully repair another. But, how does one forgive another, after they had to endure a living hell? This is the question posed by the documentary, “Guantanamo Diary Revisited”. From 2002 until 2016, Mohamedou Ould Slahi was a prisoner of Guantanamo Bay, held under suspicion of being the recruiter of the 9/11 hijackers. Continue reading Guantanamo Diary Revisited Review

GFF2021 Review: The Mauritanian

Year: 2021Duration: 2h 9mDirector: Kevin MacdonaldWriters: Sohrab Noshirvani, Michael Bronner, Rory Haines, M.B. Traven, adapted from the book “Guantanamo Diaries” by Mohamedou Ould SlahiStarring: Tahar Rahim, Jodie Foster, Benedict Cumberbatch, Shailene Woodley By Caz Armstrong Jodie Foster shines in this Guantanamo Bay political drama but a good performance can’t stop the film from feeling a bit bland. “The Mauritanian” tells the true story of Mohamedou … Continue reading GFF2021 Review: The Mauritanian