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Thank You for Your Service: Veterans’ Day Screening
A Sebastopol Center for the Arts expression of gratitude to the Veterans with whom we share our building … and our home.
Admission is free, please register to reserve your seat.
Tickets available at the door based on seating.
The U.S. military faces a mental health crisis of historic proportions. Thank You for Your Service takes aim at our superficial understanding of war trauma and the failed policies that result. Director Tom Donahue (Guest of Cindy Sherman, Casting By; This Changes Everything) interweaves the stories of four struggling Iraq War veterans with candid interviews of top military and civilian leaders.
Observing the systemic neglect, the film argues for significant internal change and offers a roadmap of hope. Interviews include Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Admiral Mike Mullen, Generals David Petraeus and Loree Sutton, Sebastian Junger, Nicholas Kristof, Dexter Filkins, Senator Patty Murray, Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Colonels Lawrence Wilkerson and Dave Sutherland.