The Longest War promo for Showtime’s Homeland companion documentary
Showtime has debuted a first-look clip for the upcoming feature-length documentary The Longest War from Emmy-winning director Greg Barker (Manhunt: The Inside Story of the Hunt for Bin Laden) that is acting as a companion piece to the final season of the hit espionage thriller series Homeland. The clip can be viewed in the player below!
The documentary seeks to unpack the CIA’s long and morally complicated history in the country of Afghanistan from the 1980s to the present through compelling, first-hand accounts of CIA officers and other U.S. key officials, among them is former CIA targeter Lisa Maddox, a field officer in the country who joined the intelligence community after witnessing the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon and now questions the effectiveness of America’s longest war.
The Longest War is executive produced by Homeland‘s Alex Gansa and Howard Gordon alongside Barker and Dian Becker, with Peter Bergen and Tresha Mabile attached as producers.
The feature documentary is set to premiere on Showtime on Sunday, April 19 at 10 p.m. EST following the penultimate episode of Homeland.