With Narrative Debut ‘A Private War,’ Matthew Heineman Honors Courageous, Selfless Journalism — The Contenders LA

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Growing up with a journalist for a mother and making his name as an Oscar-nominated documentarian—behind the likes of Cartel Land and City of GhostsMatthew Heineman makes his narrative feature debut with Aviron Pictures' A Private War. As an artist with a journalist's eye for meaningful real-world stories and a great deal of personal bravery, it's no wonder Heineman delved into this new filmmaking arena with the story of Marie Colvin, a journalist whose values mirrored…