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Bernard Kouchner in En Route to Baghdad

En Route to Baghdad

2005 NR

Winner of the U.N. Correspondent Association Silver Medal Award, Simone Duarte's documentary honors the humanitarian efforts of U.N. representative Sergio Vieira de Mello. Through interviews with those who worked with him, the film chronicles his mission to bring peace and security to unstable nations and examines the future of the U.N. Vieira de Mello was killed in Iraq when a bomb exploded in front of the U.N. headquarters in Baghdad.