National Geographic is devastated by the tragic news of Tim Hetherington's death in Libya. This is a sad and terrible day. We join the community of dedicated photojournalists and documentarians around the world who are mourning his loss.
Read more on the National Geographic News Watch blog.
More About the Film
Find photos, watch the trailer, and read more about the soldiers of Restrepo.
Watch the trailer for the feature-length documentary shot in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley.
Learn about the making of Restrepo and read an interview with the filmmakers, Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington.
“Pretty much the most eye-opening way you could spend 90 minutes watching images on a screen. Hundreds of TV programs and features have been made on the subject, but none so vividly give the sense of what it’s like to live, and die, as a contemporary U.S. soldier.” Steve Zeitchik, Los Angeles Times
Restrepo photographs by Tim Hetherington