Hell and Back Again

Hell and Back Again


WINNER—World Cinema Jury Prize – Sundance Film Festival 2011
WINNER—World Cinema Cinematography Prize – Sundance Film Festival 2001
WINNER—IDA Awards – Jacqueline Donnet Emerging Filmmaker Award
NOMINEE—Film Independent Spirit Awards – Truer Than Fiction
NOMINEE—Gotham Independent Film Awards – Best Documentary
NOMINEE—British Independent Film Awards – Best Documentary
NOMINEE—4 Awards At Cinema Eye Honors
NOMINEE—2012 Best Documentary Feature Academy Award®

Long Shot’s Involvement:

Full Theatrical Release and Academy Campaign on behalf of New Video

Release Date:

Now Available on DVD & iTunes


From his embed with US Marines Echo Company in Afghanistan, photojournalist and filmmaker Danfung Dennis reveals the devastating impact a Taliban machine-gun bullet has on the life of 25-year-old Sergeant Nathan Harris. The film seamlessly transitions from stunning war reportage to an intimate, visceral portrait of one man’s personal struggle at home in North Carolina, where Harris confronts the physical and emotional difficulties of re-adjusting to civilian life with the love and support of his wife, Ashley. Masterfully contrasting the intensity of the frontline with the unsettling normalcy of home, HELL AND BACK AGAIN lays bare the true cost of war.

“…a vivid and moving testament to what’s really going on in Afghanistan, and in the hearts and minds of the soldiers fighting there.”

–Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly