On September 11, 2001 when two airliners were flown into the towers of New York’s World Trade Center, the weather over the city was ’severe clear,’ the sky a bright blue and cloudless with seemingly infinite visibility. The repercussions of the events of that day eventually contributed to the invasion of Iraq by U.S. military […]
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Mike Scotti talks Severe Clear on “Last Call with Carson Daly”
NBC Los Angeles’ coverage of SEVERE CLEAR First Look: Severe Clear A soldier’s look at the war in Iraq. His own words. His own videos. His own experience.
Mike Scotti talks about SEVERE CLEAR on CNN International A Marine who documented his time in Iraq shares his story through a new documentary. CNN’s Katie Walmsley reports.
Mike Scotti turns his Iraq experience into a documentary For decades filmmakers have tried to capture the essence of war on screen. From All Quiet on the Western Front in 1930 to Platoon and Full Metal Jacket in the 1980s to 2009 Academy Award Best Picture winner, The Hurt Locker. While intense battle scenes try […]
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Severe Clear is a movie made by a LT of the Marine Core, showing real footage of the Iraq war in 2003. First Lieutenant Mike Scotti records the trials the members of the 1st. Battalion, 4th Marines and himself go through as they push forward for Baghdad in the beginning of the Iraq war. I […]
Based on the memoir by First Lieutenant Mike Scotti as well as video footage shot by him and other members of 1st Battalion, 4th Marines on the outset of the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Directed by Kristian Fraga (“Anytown, USA”) and featuring a original score by Cliff Martinez (“Traffic”, “Narc”, “Solaris”) the film offers an […]
Severe Clear on the Leonard Lopate Show
By Mike Scotti, Special to CNN Editor’s note: Mike Scotti served as a U.S. Marine in Afghanistan in 2001 and Iraq in 2003, and is a founding board member of Reserve Aid, a military-themed, nonprofit charity. He is the founder of the Military Veterans Club at the NYU Stern School of Business and is the […]