This program features a collection of six (6) short narrative films: fictional, creative, or dramatized accounts centered around military and veteran experience.
- The Soldier
- Where to?
- Return to Remembrance
The topics covered and storytelling methods in these films vary widely, each offering a unique perspective. Some were created by veterans themselves; others were created by filmmakers. Total run time is approx. 90 minutes.
In this program
Directed by Daniel J. Egbert
After missing his wife’s phone call goodbye on the morning of September 11, a now listless and brokenhearted music teacher must harmonize with his increasingly desperate fourteen-year-old son.
Directed by Aron Meinhardt, Julie Pacino
“Brainstorms” is an experiential look inside the mind of Brian, a veteran who has sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) during combat.
Directed by Andrew Brame
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, a young woman with an autoimmune condition that makes her particularly vulnerable to disease is torn between preserving her own safety and her need for human contact.
Directed by Devin O’Guinn
When a homeless veteran receives news of his former wife dying, he embarks on a journey to reunite with his daughter while experiencing his PTSD episodes in the process.
Directed by Brian Thompson
As Kabul falls to the Taliban, Brett Chapman, an Afghanistan combat veteran turned rideshare driver, struggles to connect with his employer and passengers.
Directed by John Marrs
A soldier searches the West for his family after the Civil War. What he finds is not what he expected.