Wars of Desert Storm
(63 minutes 45 seconds) USA
Directors/Producers: Gerard Ungerman and Audrey Brohy
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years after Saddam Hussein launched his troops against Kuwait, The
Hidden Wars of Desert-Storm, a self funded digital video-expose,
explores some of the more controversial questions of the war. Were
all diplomatic means really utilized to try and resolve the issue
peacefully? What are the facts behind "Gulf War Syndrome"?
And, what are the alternative purposes behind the embargo against
Iraq that still persists? The result of two years of investigating,
The Hidden Wars of Desert Storm, narrated by actor John Hurt,
uses documents never before seen on television, and interviews with
prominent figures such as General Norman Schwarzkopf, former Attorney
General Ramsey Clark and former UN Iraq Program Director Dennis
Halliday, among others, to answer these and other questions.
and director Gerard Ungerman served several years as an infantry
platoon-leader before starting Free-Will Productions with his wife
Audrey Brohy. Ms. Brohy, who also shared production and direction
credits on of Hidden Wars of Desert Storm, studied film directing
at the School of Visual Arts in NYC. Past Free-Will documentaries
include Peru: Between the Hammer and the Anvil and Confessions
of a New York Call Girl.