GenreDrama, Thriller, War Duration LanguageEnglish
Release dateSeptember 24, 2004 (2004-09-24) WriterChristian Johnston, Christian Van Gregg Initial releaseSeptember 9, 2004 (Thailand) ScreenplayChristian Johnston, Christian Van Gregg CastGeorge Calil (Don 'Lars' Larson), Wali Razaqi (Wali Zarif), Sunil Sadarangani (Sunil 'Sonny'), Baba Jon (Rahman), General Dil Agha (Northern Alliance Commander) Similar moviesFactory Girl, The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things, The Last Days of Disco, The Last Witch Hunter, Jupiter Ascending, At the Edge of the Abyss
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September Tapes is a faux-documentary feature film co-written and directed by Christian Johnston in his feature debut. An early review of the film's promotional trailer noted that the footage looked "more real than network news footage".
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The film was first presented at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2004, where First Look Media acquired worldwide distribution rights. In May of the same year, it was featured at the Cannes Film Festival.
The film screened at many other film festivals, including: the Deauville American Film Festival, France; the Copenhagen International Documentary Festival, Denmark; the Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival, Netherlands; and others.
The film is translated to "Septiembre Negro" ("Black September") for Spanish-language audiences.