Author Archive for: ‘Shohini Chaudhuri’

Documenting The Dark Side: Torture and The “War On Terror” in Zero Dark Thirty, Taxi To The Dark Side, and Standard Operating Procedure

Shortly after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, US Vice-President Dick Cheney declared the need for the USA and its allies to work “the dark side,” ushering in an era of globalized torture and rendition. This article deals with documentaries and fictional dramas that have delved into “the dark side” of the post-9/11 intelligence world – including Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow, …

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