"Off to War: The Story of Arkansas National Guard's Journey to Iraq" + Q&A w/ directors and subjects
Off to War: The Story of Arkansas National Guard's Journey to Iraq
Dir. Brent and Craig Renaud, 2004, 90 min.
In April 2004, 57 citizen soldiers from Clarksville, Arkansas left their jobs and their families to serve in Iraq as members of the 239th Infantry of the Arkansas National Guard. Embedded with them is the brother filmmaking team of Brent and Craig Renaud who tell their story.
Followed by Q&A with Craig and Brent Renaud, Sgt. 1st Class Curtis Rohrscheib, Off to War, and Shannon Rohrscheib, Off to War
WINTER SOLDIERS: Vietnam to Iraq and Afghanistan (January 20th - 27th & 30th at the Maysles Cinema). With Winter Soldiers: Iraq and Afghanistan, the veteran and active duty led inquiry of 2008 and its inspiration - the original Winter Soldier Investigation of 1971 (and the film by the same name) - as bookends, this series explores the soldier's point of view in these conflicts as well as their role in the genesis of any critique of these wars.
Co-sponsored by National Black Programming Consortium, The Brecht Forum, The International Trauma Studies Program and Red Channels
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