Free Screening offerred for Film: Terra Firma at 6 PM in the Procrastinator Theater
- Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 5:00pm
- Strand Union Building - view map
Since 2001 over 280,000 women have been sent to the Middle East to serve in the War on Terror. Often traumatized by their experiences, many return home with PTSD, unable to cope with the daily rigors of life. Terra Firma weaves together the stories of three women veterans who were among the first to deploy, serving in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Iraq. After years of struggling, each has found ways to heal the hidden wounds of war through farming. The film follows the women as they go about their daily lives, reflecting on their time spent in the military, the impact of war on their lives and their newfound peace of mind, finding that farming gives them purpose and a new way to serve their country by growing food for their communities.
More information and a trailer about the film is available here: http://terrafirmafilm.com/about/
Veterans are invited to a discussion scheduled prior to the screening at 5 PM with Anna Mann - woman, veteran, farmer and subject of the film.
Free Screening of the Film starts at 6 PM in the Procrastinator Theater.