Oak Park Coalition for Truth and Justice Presents
FREE DOCUMENTARY FILM SHOWING
"Where Soldiers Come From"
Co-sponsored by the Oak Park Public Library
2 pm, Sunday, February 26, 2012
Veterans Room, Oak Park Main Library, 834 Lake St., Oak Park
Follows the four-year journey of childhood friends forever changed by a faraway war.
"Hauntingly beautiful and deeply felt...some of the best Afghan War-related storytelling I have seen." -- Hank Stuever, The Washington Post
Where Soldiers Come From offers an intimate look at some of the young men who fight our wars and the family and towns they come from. Returning to her hometown, director Heather Courtney gains extraordinay access, following these young men as they grow and change from teenagers stuck in their small snowy Michigan town to 223-year-old veterans facing the struggles of returning home from the war in Afghanistan.
The film aired on POV, American Documentary, Inc.
Following the showing there will be a brief presentation by Stephanie Dove, a case manager at Hines VA Hospital, and Q & A and discussion.
91 min. 2011
For info: http://www.opctj-event.org
or call John at 708 524 1230