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American Hero Film Still, lead character at press conference. She is seated at the table, microphones in front of her. She has tears in her eyes. The American flag is behind her.
Award Winner, Made By or Starring Military or Veterans, Mature Content, MTS, Post 9/11, Women Who Serve

American Hero

Film

American Hero

Directed by Manny McCord
Since the day Lt. Jordan returned home, she’s been trying to get the truth out, only to find…
Blood and Glory film still. Image of central character. Black female, framed left wearing camouflaged backpack and military dog tags.
Award Winner, DEI, Healing, Made By or Starring Military or Veterans, Post 9/11, Transitioning Home, Women Who Serve

Blood and Glory

Film

Blood and Glory

Directed by Satinder Kaur
Two homeless, female veterans’ friendship is tested when they confront adversity, discrimination, and even mother nature herself in…
Animation, Award Winner, DEI, Made By or Starring Military or Veterans, Student Film

BRAKE

Film

BRAKE

Directed by Aja Weary, Amanda Richardson
A man who experiences sensory overload while attempting to travel. He and his service animal are denied entry…
Dear Sirs film still. Close up of someone holding a photograph. Only the hands holding the photo can be seen. The photo is of a young teen (Mark Pedri, left) and his grandfather (Silvio Pedri, right) seated on a front porch.
Award Winner, Healing, Mature Content, PTS, World War II

Opening Night Film: Dear Sirs

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Opening Night Film: Dear Sirs

Directed by Mark Pedri
Filmmaker Mark Pedri had never heard his grandfather Silvio’s story despite spending nearly every day together for 10…
HERE. IS. BETTER. film still. A man wearing a blue shirt is looking up towards the sky. His left hand is raised. He is outside and there is plenty of green plants, blurred in the background.
Award Winner, Healing, Post 9/11, PTS, Transitioning Home, Vietnam, Women Who Serve

HERE. IS. BETTER.

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HERE. IS. BETTER.

Directed by Jack Youngelson
A soldier’s story is always personal, but never more than in HERE. IS. BETTER., a documentary film with…
Landing Home film still. Image of a small child touching the face of her father as he bends down towards her. Flowers are in the foreground, blurred.
Award Winner, Families Who Serve, Healing, Made By or Starring Military or Veterans, Post 9/11, Transitioning Home

Landing Home

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Film

Landing Home

Directed by Douglas Taurel
“Landing Home” is a film that takes the audience into the mind of a combat soldier and pulls...
My Happy Place film still. Vintage photograph of a woman, smiling and waving at the camera. She is holding a child in her free arm.
Award Winner, Local Film, Made By or Starring Military or Veterans

My Happy Place

Film

My Happy Place

Directed by Devin Scott
A visual recollection of life in the 1960s filled with empathy and compassion for the characters. Inspired by…
Shell Shocked film still. Close up image of man in a store. He is gazing ahead, mouth ajar.
Award Winner, Healing, Made By or Starring Military or Veterans, Post 9/11, Transitioning Home, Women Who Serve

Shell Shocked

Film

Shell Shocked

Directed by Paula A Cajiao
After two years of unsuccessful treatment, a combat veteran suffering from “battle induced stuttering” discovers a controversial drug…
THAT NIGHT film still. Image of a young man, sitting on a floor against a tiled wall. He is looking upward and has recent stitches on his nose and under his left eye.
Award Winner, Healing, Made By or Starring Military or Veterans, Mature Content, PTS, Transitioning Home, Vietnam

THAT NIGHT

Film

THAT NIGHT

Directed by Samuel Gonzalez Jr.
A haunted veteran plagued by guilt and hallucinations struggles with the murder of an innocent civilian girl.
Veterans Journey Home film still. Two women facing each other, arms up and palms touching. Both have their eyes closed.
Award Winner, DEI, Healing, Post 9/11, Transitioning Home, Women Who Serve

Veterans Journey Home: On Black Mountain

Film

Veterans Journey Home: On Black Mountain

Directed by Frederick Marx
Women veterans experience a four-month mindfulness meditation-based workshop to confront the demons connected to their military service.
Walk With Frank film still. Image of film subject Frank standing on a bridge in New York City, holding American Flag.
Award Winner, Families Who Serve, Healing, Made By or Starring Military or Veterans, PTS, Vietnam

Walk With Frank

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Film

Walk With Frank

Directed by Matt Mayers, Ryan Mayers
A former Vietnam infantry soldier decides to celebrate his 70th birthday by walking across New York to help…
We All Die Alone film still. Image of male, standing in a parking garage and holding a gun with both hands, pointed off center as in a standoff.
Award Winner, Local Film, Made By or Starring Military or Veterans

We All Die Alone

Film

We All Die Alone

Directed by Jonathan Hammond
The hubris of an inept conflict negotiator leads two warring gangs into an eight-way standoff. The consequences are…