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Sinai Field Mission

  • Release Date: Oct 17, 1978
  • Runtime: 2 hr. 7 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Frederick Wiseman


This 1978 Frederick Wiseman documentary shows routine activities of diplomats and electronics technicians involved in the U.S. Sinai Field Mission, the early warning system established in 1976 to help facilitate the disengagement between Egypt and Israel after the 1973 war. James Brown () observed, "Wiseman gives us a community. We sense the isolation, the harsh climate, the numbing drudgery of the filming the story of Sinai Field Mission from the inside out, by incorporating all of the...more