The Vietnam War's Cinematic Legacy
How movies can help people navigate national trauma.
This is a movie podcast, and as such we all felt a bit … helpless in the face of the news this week. It’s hard to care about such things with everything happening in Afghanistan. So we wrestled with it the way we knew best: through the lens of movies. It’s still too soon to say with the legacy of the Afghanistan war is going to look like on film, but we…