|17th Parallel: Vietnam in War|
|Directed by||Joris Ivens|
17th Parallel: Vietnam in War (French: Le 17e parallèle: La guerre du peuple) is a 1968 French documentary film directed by Joris Ivens. The film sets out to show the effects of the American bombing campaign on the Vietnamese people, who were mainly peasant farmers.
In 1968, between South Vietnam under the control of the US Army and North Vietnam struggling for independence, a demilitarized zone was created around the 17th parallel. Joris Ivens and his wife, Marceline Loridan, went to this area around the village of Vinh Linh for two months to live among the peasants who had taken refuge in cellars in an attempt to survive the incessant bombing of the American artillery.
- Thompson, Howard. "The New York Times: 17th Parallel: Vietnam in War". NY Times. Retrieved 19 July 2008.
- "NYTimes Review". NY Times. Retrieved 16 June 2012.
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