Meeting Resistance Synopsis
Members of the Iraqi insurgence discuss their perspective on the Iraq War.
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San Francisco Chronicle

Worth the effort.
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Chicago Reader

By J.R. Jones
It provides a more detailed and perhaps more reliable picture of the early movement's motives and practices than anything I've seen in the...
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Less a documentary than an unshaped document, this haphazard collection of interviews with Iraqi insurgents is both enlightening and...
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50

Chicago Tribune

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While no doubt a contribution in terms of historical record, the 2003-2004 timeline of the movie makes it feel out of date. This offers...
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50

Village Voice

Ultimately, Meeting Resistance is just one more doc about the monumental screw-up that is the U.S. campaign in Iraq.
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50

Los Angeles Times

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Meeting Resistance in theory should have been a revealing documentary. In truth, however, the measures taken to protect the informants'...
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50

Variety

By Ronnie Scheib
Proves a welcome addition to the growing body of films on Iraq, but ultimately promises more than it delivers.
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The New York Times

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Many interviewees concede that the resistance is both disorganized and decentralized, and imply that some of the fighters are ethnic...
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Meeting Resistance

By dandoon67
humanizes the insurgency to some extent, and gives you an idea of how intractable the situation is, in addition to the pernicious u.s. role in creating/maintaining/furthering extremism in iraq and...

Meeting Resistance

By qglenda
A very powerful documentary ... everyone should see this in order to understand how the Iraqi's feel....

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By journalist768
Whether you want to understand the Iraqi side of the Iraq conflict better, like to argue about Iraq with your friends or whether you are a die hard middle east expert, go see this film for the...

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