The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA Covert War in Laos) broadcast on Australia’s ABC1 Television on January 24th

The Most Secret Place on Earth premiered in Australia on ABC1 television on January 24th at 9.30pm. Ironically, The Most Secret Place on Earth competed with Generation Kill, showing on ABC2 at the same time, a seven-part war mini-series about a Rolling Stone reporter embedded with US troops in Iraq.  About the film: For a […]

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The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA Covert War in Laos) screening at FCC Bangkok

After showing at numerous international film festivals and several broadcasts on terrestrial European television, Marc Eberle’s The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA Covert War in Laos), co-written by Tom Vater, was screened a second time at the Foreign Correspondents Club Thailand in Bangkok on November 22nd, 2010. Director Marc Eberle, screen writer Tom […]

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The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA Covert War in Laos) at FCCT, Bangkok, November 22nd

After showing at numerous international film festivals and several broadcasts on terrestrial European television, Marc Eberle’s The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA Covert War in Laos), co-written by Tom Vater, will be screened a second time at the Foreign Correspondents Club Thailand in Bangkok on November 22nd, 2010. Director Marc Eberle, screen writer […]

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The Most Secret Place on Earth nominated for 2010 World Mountain Documentary Festival of Qinghai, China.

Marc Eberle’s The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA Covert War in Laos), co-written by Tom Vater, has been nominated for the prestigious “Jade Kunlun” Awards of the 2010 World Mountain Documentary Festival of Qinghai, China. The film has been nominated for the “Best Director” category. The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA […]

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Die Akha in Bangkok – Die Opiumbauern in der Metropole

Der folgende Text ist eine Reportage, die ich für meinen Titel Kulturschock Thailands Bergvölker und Seenomaden, 2006 bei Reise Know How erschienen, recherchiert habe. Ich bin damals ein paar Nächte lang den Akha, die in Bangkoks Touristenvierteln arbeiten, gefolgt…. Mirchu ist 27 Jahre alt. Die leicht dicke Mutter von zwei Kindern gehört zu einem der […]

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Amerikas geheimer Krieg in Laos am 23. Februar auf arte

Amerikas geheimer Krieg in Laos – Die größte Militäroperation der CIA (Drehbuch: Marc Eberle/Tom Vater) wird heute, am 23. Februar auf arte wiederholt. “Die großen Trümpfe von Eberles spannender, aufwendiger und gut recherchierter Dokumentation sind die schillernden Gesprächspartner vom Söldner oder örtlichem CIA-Chef über kommunistische Kämpfer bis zum laotischen Exgeneral und Heroin-Zaren. Außerdem drang er […]

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