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) reviewed by Allen Myers

Here’s a 2008 review of The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA Covert War in Laos) by Allan Myers in Direct Action. Here’s a non-trivial question for trivia night organisers: In the late 1960s, what was the world’s busiest airport? Stumped? Here’s a hint: What was the most bombed country, per capita, in the […]

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Secrets from the Plain of Jars – Jim Pollard on the The Most Secret Place on Earth in The Nation

Veteran Bangkok journalist Jim Pollard reviews The Most Secret Place on Earth – The CIA´s Covert War in Laos in The Nation newspaper, following the film´s second screening at the Foreign Corespondents Club in Bangkok in November. In his review he lauds the film as one of the best documentaries in recent years and remarks […]

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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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The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA Covert War in Laos) reviewed in DOX Magazine

Marc Eberle’s The Most Secret Place on Earth (The CIA Covert War in Laos), co-written by Tom Vater, has been reviewed by Mark Taylor in DOX Magazine in its current Summer Edition. Here an excerpt: Eberle’s documentary takes us from this first encounter to the construction at Long Chen of a centre of industrialized death-from-above. […]

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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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