The Short Life of Jose Antonio Gutierrez

Synopsis & Film Details

José Antonio Gutierrez became the first American soldier to be killed in the Iraq War. Heidi Specogna’s powerful documentary tells his story from the streets of Guatemala to his green-card enlistment. Woven into that portrait is the story of the countless immigrants who have shared his hardships and his dreams.*

Directed by Heidi Specogna
Germany, 2005; 90 min., Beta SP

Part of the 3rd Fresno Film Festival (2007).