Eugene Jarecki — Director Eugene Jarecki has been associated with the Sundance Film Festival for
the past 15 years. His most recent film, WHY WE FIGHT, for which Jarecki was a Sundance
Documentary Fund grantee, was awarded the Festival’s Documentary Grand Jury Prize in 2005 and
went on to win the 2006 Peabody Award. Jarecki’s prior film, THE TRIALS OF HENRY KISSINGER,
won the 2002 Amnesty International Award and was released theatrically in the U.S. and
internationally to critical acclaim. His first short film, SEASON OF THE LIFTERBEES, premiered at
Sundance in 1993. Jarecki is currently at work on The American Way of War, a nonfiction book slated
for 2008 publication by Simon & Schuster/Free Press.