truly shines, however, is in its exploration of the war VanDyke wages with himself. A filmmaker first, he's reluctant to put down the camera after taking up arms. "I'm trying to affect events but, at the same time, document events," he says. At film's end, the message is ambiguous. The next time VanDyke takes aim, will it be from behind the lens of a camera or the muzzle of a gun?