Film Webinars

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Virtual Film Discussion Program
Presented by the UWMadison MIA-RIP
January–March 2021

Host Vaneesa Cook and featured co-hosts met virtually via Zoom for a 1-hour discussion of the film, focusing on how service personnel and their struggles are depicted on film.  Points of discussion included homecoming, family life, trauma and PTSD, loss, war and society, cultural diversity, historical memory etc. – fielding questions with responses to comments from the participants through Zoom chat.

Click the links below to watch past recordings:

January 10 – The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
February 7 – Apocalypse Now (1979), The Green Berets (1968)
February 21 – Rambo: First Blood (1982)
March 7 – Home of the Brave (2006)
March 21 – The Messenger (2009)
March 28 – Da 5 Bloods (2020)