Sir! No Sir! energetically reveals the untold story of the GI movement to end the war in Vietnam. This is the story of one of the most vibrant and widespread upheavals of the 1960s – one that had a profound impact on American society, yet has been virtually obliterated from the collective memory of that time. This hidden history combines fast-paced archival footage with thoughtful interviews, "perfectly timed with new doubts about the Iraq War" (Variety).


Audience Award, Best Documentary 2005 Los Angeles Independent Film Festival
Jury Award, Best Documentary 2005 Hamptons Film Festival,
Nominee, Best Documentary 2005 Independent Spirit Awards,
Vermont International Film Festival,
Full Frame Documentary Festival.

Principal Credits (More)
Produced, Directed and Written by David Zeiger;
Produced by Evangeline Griego and Aaron Zarrow;
Executive Producer Peter Broderick;
Edited by May Rigler and Lindsay Mofford;
Sound Design Tucker;
Original Music by Buddy Judge.
Online Editor Bill Russell
Co-Producer Louise Rosen
Associate Producers William Short and Michael Slate
Associate Editors Duc Nguyen and Tucker
Camera May Rigler and David Zeiger
Narrated by Troy Garity


"Two thumbs up" Ebert and Roeper.

"Sir! No Sir! rings with an exultant, even elated tone…Perfectly timed with new doubts about the Iraq war…" Robert Koehler, Variety

"Some very timely light is shed upon the historically overlooked GI anti-Vietnam War movement courtesy of Sir! No Sir!, A penetrating eye-opener of a documentary." Michael Rechtshaffen, The Hollywood Reporter

"Anyone waging war with American troops might want to listen carefully to the largely untold story of David Zeiger's new documentary, Sir! No Sir!, of how some of the most dedicated troops became some of the most damaging supporters of the movement to end the war in Vietnam.- Anne-Marie O’Connor." Los Angeles Times

"Debunking several myths about America's invasion of Vietnam, David Zeiger's documentary might be the most important documentary to screen in Los Angeles this year. Knowledge is ammunition." Pasadena Weekly

"Through demos, underground papers, combat refusals and so on, these GIs rocked America to its core…Yet today, the memory of the GI movement has been buried. David Zeiger’s funky shot of counter-culture spirit manages, for (84) engrossing minutes, to restore some balance." The Times of London

"One of the forgotten fragments of the Vietnam war is the part played by active GIs in the peace movement. At the Oleo Strut in Texas, a military coffee shop set up to soften the blow of the return to civilian life, a GI-led anti-war effort was set up with its own newspaper and network. Former Oleo Strut regular David Zeiger’s remarkable film about soldiers wearing peace signs instead of dog tags and organizing mass disobedience has footage that reveals how big the GI peace movement was." The Guardian

2006. 84 minutes. Colour, PAL DVD Multiregional. A Displaced Films Production.

Price €9.99
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