Battlefield : Home – Breaking The Silence
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In unraveling the journey of PTSD and the aftermath of war, a Vietnam era military child speaks with family members from multiple generations exposing the unflinching impact of war, and the failing systems that continue a legacy of trauma from generation to generation.
Filmed over a 9-year period, the documentary unexpectedly becomes a pilgrimage of forgiveness and understanding from a daughter to her dad.
Every warrior, who ever went to battle, is still there. Every family that warrior came home to, joined that battle. For them, long after the flags have retired, the weapons have been stored, the histories have been written, the war never ends. For the warrior…For the family.
But what makes war even more dangerous? It is the silence that warriors and families hold; that protective shield of honor and dignity often masking the pain of uncertainty and fear. It is the struggle to heal amidst the darkness of fleeting hope and despair. Battlefield: Home – Breaking The Silence delves into the silent pain, exposes the challenges, and unlocks the generational impact of trauma.
November 1, 2018 7:15 pm
Opening Night with Red Carpet beginning at 6:00 pm followed by Q&A after the screening.
Franklin International Independent Film Festival (FIIFF) – Franklin, TN
For Tickets: FIIFF Tickets
BY SPECIAL INVITATION
September 23, 2018
University of California – Neurotrauma 2018 Conference – San Jose, CA
January 15, 2019
University of California –Friends of Semel Institute Open Mind Series
For Tickets: https://www.friendsofnpi.org/calendar