Kevin McKiernan has been a foreign correspondent for more than thirty years and he has reported from Central America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. He graduated from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, with a B.A. in English literature. His articles and photographs have appeared in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, The Christian Science Monitor, Newsweek, Time and other publications. He lectures frequently at universities and he has appeared as a guest on a number of television programs, including the CBS Evening News and the NBC Today Show.
Good Kurds, Bad Kurds which took nine years to make — delves deeply into the U.S.’s complicity in this human rights disaster, indicting the mainstream news outlets that, by staying quiet, help perpetuate the violence. Good Kurds, Bad Kurds brings sharp clarity to a complicated history, while providing disturbing insight into immigration practices and US foreign policy.
Jury Award (Best Documentary) – Atlanta Film Festival (2000)
Grand Prize (Best Documentary) – Rhode Island International Film Festival (2000)
Best Documentary – Sidewalk Film Festival (2000)
Grand Jury Prize – Slamdance Film Festival (2000)