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April 30 | True Stories of Resilience & Strength

May 1, 2020
In times like these, it’s important to recognize those who selflessly serve our country. This week, we’d thought we’d inspire you with true stories of resilience and service. Check out this week’s suggestions that remind us we are never alone in times of need.

ISLAND SOLDIER: Through the odyssey of the Nena family of the tiny island of Kosrae, the film humanizes the repercussions of America’s foreign wars, and the changing fabric of a small island nation caught in the tides of international politics, teetering on the brink of economic collapse. Official GIFFSD 2019 selection. WATCH

Surviving Home: Winner of Best Documentary Feature at the 2018 GI Film Festival San Diego, Surviving Home follows the inspiring, and often emotional journey of veterans across multiple generations as they adjust to life after service. WATCH on Amazon Prime Video.

Going to War: Renowned authors Karl Marlantes and Sebastian Junger explore the many paradoxes of war, from the terror and grief it brings to the great sense of purpose soldiers feel. Through interviews with veterans from various conflicts, Going to War gets to the heart of what it truly means to be a soldier at war.
WATCH with KPBS Passport.

 

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