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The Mills of the Gods: Viet Nam

Year: 1965
Language: English
Format: 16mm Black & White
Runtime: 56 min
Director: Beryl Fox
Producer: Beryl Fox
Executive Producer: Douglas Leiterman
Cinematographer: Erik Durschmied
Editor: Don Haig
Production Company: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

This penetrating, perceptive and deeply felt documentary – made for the CBC television series Document – is unquestionably the most insightful film about the Vietnam War produced while the war was in progress. It was also one of the first films to deal in a serious way with the impact of the war on the Americans who fought it and the South Vietnamese who were being "saved" from Communism.

The Mills of the Gods: Viet Nam earned filmmaker Beryl Fox a pair of Canadian Film Awards, including the Film of the Year prize and a TV Information Certificate of Merit.