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Shorts Block | Stories of Healing & Resilience

This collection of documentary shorts highlight stories of healing, resiliency, and renewed purpose.

Learn how these stories of healing and resilience were created and are making an impact on veterans by watching the post-screening discussion

In this program

The Long River Home

Directed by Seth Dahl

Three veterans journey on a 14-day river trip through the Grand Canyon and learn that negotiating the rapids of life is as simple as forming a team, kicking out in the current, and finding a line through the chaos.


Directed by Shawn Efran

Follow transitioning military and veterans as they learn Sustainable Organic Agriculture as a career.

Soldiers’ Stories from Iraq and Afghanistan: The Artist’s Process

Directed by Jennifer Karady

The film chronicles the intricate and intimate process between artist Jennifer Karady and one of her subjects, former Army Specialist Lucero Morales,

The Khe Sanh Peace Garden

Directed by Tinh Mahoney

A medevac helicopter pilot finds peace within himself and with his mortal enemies when he tries to build a peace garden at the Khe Sanh Combat Base.

Dates & Times


GIFFSD Website

Thu, May 20
5:00 pm