Return with Honor: The American Experience

Released in 1998, Directed by Freida Lee Mock and Terry Sanders

Return with Honor tells the story of American pilots shot down over North Vietnam and their challenge to survive with honor as prisoners of war. A tribute to heroism, endurance, and brotherhood under duress, this documentary film recalls their transformation from top-gun aviators to captives…it is a universal story of honor and duty.

Freida Lee Mock

About The Directors

Freida Lee Mock is an American filmmaker, director, screenwriter, and producer. She is a co-founder of the American Film Foundation (with Terry Sanders). Her documentary Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision (1994) won an Academy Award for Best Feature Documentary.

Terry Sanders

About The Directors

Terry Sanders has produced and/or directed over 70 dramatic features, television specials, documentaries, and portrait films. He co-heads the American Film Foundation and – earlier in his career – produced the Academy Award-winning dramatic short A Time Out of War (1954).