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Documentary on Pat Tillman opening on Friday

Updated: August 17, 2010, 2:05 PM ET
By Kelley Carter

Director Amir Bar-Lev took on a pretty heady challenge: tell the story of what really happened to NFL defensive back Pat Tillman.

You remember the story -- it was almost impossible to avoid. Tillman walked away from a promising NFL career with the Arizona Cardinals to enlist in the Army, in the aftermath of Sept. 11.

He was killed in 2004, and was painted a war hero, given that the initial reports were that his life was taken my enemy fire. After weeks and months of wrangling, ...

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