Veterans Brunch and "Stray Dog"
  • Birthday
Showings
Duke Energy Center - Jr. BallroomSat, Mar 11 9:30 AM
Shows With
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Film Info
Host Agency:Tristate Veterans Community Alliance
Sponsor:Fifth Third Bank
Event Type:Brunch
Runtime:98 min
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Debra Granik
Description

Tickets include Brunch and the films: Stray Dog and Birthday

General Admission: $30

Veterans Admission: $10

We are grateful to the Heidt Family Foundation for making this special ticket price for veterans possible.

Brunch: Gather for a hearty brunch with veterans, community leaders and employers to recognizing the service and sacrifices of our military and veterans and acknowledge those that experience disability. Keynote speakers include:  Michael Schlitz and Bryan Anderson. Brunch is followed by the screening of Stray Dog, a compelling and award winning film about a Viet Nam veteran.

Emcee:  Dan Knowles, Tristate Veterans Community Alliance

Special Guest:  Vivian T. Hutson, Director, Cincinnati VA Medical Center

Film: Stray Dog
Director: Debra Granik (Award-winning director of Winter’s Bone)

Winner of eight international and national film awards and nominated for many more, Stray Dog reveals the troubled heart of Vietnam Veteran, Ron Hall. The Los Angeles Film Festival called it, “A  beautifully crafted observational portrait that addresses, with love, empathy and humor, some of the issues we struggle with as a country today, such as PTSD, immigration and poverty. Never lecturing, the film instead reveals an intimate glimpse of a man's family and his compassionate [spirit.]”


 

Included Shorts
Birthday (11min) More