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The road to Guantánamo

Format: DVD 2006
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
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CLP - Homewood Audiovisual Collection DVD R
Location  CLP - Homewood
Collection  Audiovisual Collection
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Feature Film DVD DVD R
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Feature Film DVD
Call Number  DVD R
Penn Hills Library Audio Visual DVD ROA
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A trio of British Muslims, known as the Tipton Three, were held in Guantanamo Bay for two years until they were released without charge.
The Road to Guantanamo is a terrifying first-hand account of three young men, British nationals of Muslim faith who were held for two years without charges in the American military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Known as the Tipton Three, in reference to their home town in Britain, the three were eventually returned to Britain and released, still having had no formal charges ever made against them at any time during their ordeal. Part documentary, part dramatization, the film chronicles the sequence of events that led the trio from Tipton in the British Midlands to a wedding in Pakistan to their crossing the Afghanistan border just as the U.S. began its bombing campaign, to eventual capture by the Northern Alliance to imprisonment at Camp X-Ray and later at Camp Delta in Guantanamo."
Additional Information
Subjects United States. -- Army -- Prisons -- Cuba -- Guantánamo Bay Naval Base -- Drama.
Political prisoners -- Drama.
Terrorism -- Prevention -- Drama.
Feature films.
Prison films.
Guantánamo Bay Naval Base (Cuba) -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher Culver City, Calif. :Sony Pictures Home Entertainment,2006
Edition Widescreen version.
Contributors Ahmed, Ruhel.
Iqbal, Asif.
Rasul, Shafiq, 1977-
Ahmed, Riz.
Harun, Farhad.
Winterbottom, Michael.
Whitecross, Mat.
Escott, Harry.
Nyman, Molly.
Zyskind, Marcel.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Participants/Performers Ruhel Ahmed, Asif Iqbal, Shafiq Rasul, Riz Ahmed, Farhad Harun, Waqar Siddqui, Arfan Usman.
Other Contributors Director of photography, Marcel Zyskind ; music, Harry Escott, Molly Nyman.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for language and disturbing violent content.
Language English
In English, with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes Title from container.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Awards Berlin International Film Festival, 2006; Silver Berlin Bear - Best Director (Michael Winterbottom, Mat Whitecross).
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 1424830303
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