'Where Soldiers Come From' (limited release)
1 / 8
Who's in it: Cole Smith, Dominic Fredianelli, Matt Beaudoin
Director: Heather Courtney (Letters from the Other Side)
The Plot: A group of childhood friends from Michigan enlist to fight in far-off Afghanistan in this stirring documentary.
Reason to see it: A documentary about friendship, growing up, the challenges of military tuition enticement and its subsequent deadly responsibilities, the documentary was a hit at the South By Southwest Film Festival.
To help you decide: Watch the trailer.
Photo: International Film Circuit