Alex Bartz / Vietnam War, Bridging Generations / USA / 2018 / narrative / 7 minsFrank Barnes is a Vietnam Combat Veteran, suffering from PTSD. When his grandson comes to stay, he doesn’t know how to react to the terrifying screams that sometimes emanate from Frank’s rooms at night, as he relives the terror of war in his nightmares. His grandson also doesn’t understand why Frank hasn’t just “moved on” from an event that took place half a century ago. It’s the anniversary of the battle that took Frank’s best friend’s life and he is finally going to fulfill a promise he made to “Bill” 50 years ago.
Precedes: Thud Pilots
Ashley Cusato / African American Experience, Marines, Women Filmmaker, Local Film Showcase, Vietnam War / USA / 2018 / documentary / 85 mins"Major Capers: The Legend of Team Broadminded" is an honest and unflinching documentary that portrays the extraordinary life story of Major James Capers, Jr. an American hero, who persevered through adversity and after 50 classified missions rose to become one of the most decorated Force Recon Marines in history.
Film Block: Fight for Equality
UltraStar Cinemas at Hazard Center
September 30, 2018 12:00 pm
Matthew Moul and Jillian Moul / Healing, Military Sexual Trauma, Post 9/11, LGBTQ+, New Mission, Women in Service, Vietnam War, Bridging Generations / USA / 2017 / documentary / 85 mins"Surviving Home" is an intimate documentary that follows four U.S. military veterans from different generations over an eight year period as they rebuild their lives after war.
Mark Vizcarra / Local Film Showcase, Vietnam War / USA / 2018 / documentary / 84 minsNo war in American history is more misunderstood than what took place over the bloody skies of North Vietnam in the 1960s. Thud Pilots is the untold story of the men who flew the F-105 THUD over the deadly skies of North Vietnam.
Preceded by: The Flashback