“VISIONS OF WARRIORS” IS ON SOCIAL WORK TODAY

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“Visions of Warriors” is on Social Work Today. According to their site, “Social Work Today is established as an essential resource for social work professionals. Our in-depth content examines the difficult issues, challenges, and successes of social workers.” We deeply appreciate the support of the social work community in getting the word out about our film. Thank you to Kathleen Czermanski, Marianne Mallon, and Social Work Today for their generous assistance. 

To visit the webpage:
http://www.socialworktoday.com/news/ma_MJ18.shtml

“VISIONS OF WARRIORS” TO SCREEN AT THE LOS ANGELES PUBLIC LIBRARY / EXPOSITION PARK BRANCH LIBRARY

“Visions of Warriors” will be screening at the Los Angeles Public Library / Exposition Park Branch on Thursday, 7/19/18 at 6:00 p.m. Based in Los Angeles, we’re very excited to screen our documentary at another branch of the expansive Los Angeles Public Library, which is an incredible resource for our community. On Saturday, 5/26/18 at 2:30 p.m., we’ll be screening our film at the Los Angeles Public Library / Van Nuys Branch. The library’s website states that it “provides free and easy access to information, ideas, books and technology that enrich, educate and empower every individual in our city’s diverse communities.” In particular, it offers extensive services for veterans through four Veterans Resource Centers, located at the Central Library, Exposition Park Regional Branch, Mid Valley Regional Library, and the Van Nuys Branch Library. Thank you to Eugene Owens, Alberto Alvarez, Michelle Soong, Joyce Cooper, and the Los Angeles Public Library for organizing this great event!

Screening and Q&A with Ming Lai: 
Thursday, 7/19/18, 6:00 p.m.
Los Angeles Public Library / Exposition Park Branch Library
3900 S. Western Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90062

323-290-3113
*The screening is open to the public and free of charge. 

To RSVP for the screening: 
https://www.facebook.com/events/234244470461425/

To learn more about the Los Angeles Public Library / Exposition Park Branch Library:
https://www.facebook.com/expoparkLAPL/

To learn more about the Los Angeles Public Library: 
https://www.lapl.org/

To learn more about the the Los Angeles Public Library’s Veterans Resources:
https://www.lapl.org/veterans

“VISIONS OF WARRIORS” TO SCREEN AT THE LOS ANGELES PUBLIC LIBRARY / VAN NUYS BRANCH

“Visions of Warriors” will be screening at the Los Angeles Public Library / Van Nuys Branch on Saturday, 5/26/18 at 2:30 p.m. Because we’re based in Los Angeles, we’re very excited to work with the Los Angeles Public Library, which is an incredible resource for our community. According to their website, the library “provides free and easy access to information, ideas, books and technology that enrich, educate and empower every individual in our city’s diverse communities.” In particular, it offers extensive services for veterans through four Veterans Resource Centers, located at the Central Library, Exposition Park Regional Branch, Mid Valley Regional Library, and the Van Nuys Branch Library. Thank you to Eric Kennedy, Michelle Soong, Joyce Cooper, and the Los Angeles Public Library for this wonderful opportunity!

Screening: 
Saturday, 5/26/18, 2:30 p.m.
Los Angeles Public Library / Van Nuys Branch Library
6250 Sylmar Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91401

818-756-8453
*The screening is open to the public and free of charge. 

To learn more about the Los Angeles Public Library:
https://www.lapl.org/

To learn more about the Los Angeles Public Library's Veterans Resources: 
https://www.lapl.org/veterans

"VISIONS OF WARRIORS" TO SCREEN AT SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY

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We’re thrilled to announce that “Visions of Warriors” will be screening at the San Jose State University’s (SJSU) beautiful Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library on Thursday, 4/19/18, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. According to their website, SJSU is “consistently ranked as one of the West’s top public universities offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees.” The event is sponsored by Vet Connect. Because we shot the documentary in San Jose and the surrounding areas, we’re very excited to share it with the local community, in particular the veterans. Mark Pinto, who’s one of the veterans featured in the documentary and an alumnus of SJSU, will be attending the event. Thank you to San Jose State University, Vet Connect, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Dr. Elena Klaw, Dr. Karin Jeffrey, and Kevin Nguyen for organizing this wonderful event.   

Screening and Q&A with Mark Pinto:
Thursday, 4/19/18, 2:00 - 4:30 p.m.
San Jose State University
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
255, 2nd Floor
150 E. San Fernando St.
San Jose, CA 95112

*The screening is open to the public and free of charge. 

To learn more about the screening:
https://events.sjpl.org/event/visons_of_warriors

Download a flyer by Vet Connect about the event.

“VISIONS OF WARRIORS” TO SCREEN AT THE COLORADO PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION ASSOCIATION

The Colorado Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association will be screening “Visions of Warriors” at Windhorse Community Services in Boulder, Colorado on Tuesday, 5/1/18, 5:45 p.m. The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA) and in particular the Colorado PRA (COPRA) have been great supporters of our documentary. We had the huge honor of screening our film at PRA’s 40th Annual Wellness and Recovery Summit in Atlanta last year. Since then, COPRA has also screened our film in Denver. We’re excited to screen our film again in Colorado at Windhorse Community Services, which offers home-based treatment recovery options to the residents of Boulder. Thank you to Raymond Sedillo, COPRA, PRA, and Windhorse Community Services for their continued support.

Screening and Panel Discussion:
Tuesday, 5/1/18, 5:45 p.m.
Windhorse Community Services
1200 Yarmouth Avenue
Boulder, CO 80304


To learn more about the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association:
https://www.psychrehabassociation.org/

To learn more about Colorado Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association
https://www.facebook.com/ColoradoPRA/

To learn more about Windhorse Community Services:
https://windhorsecommunityservices.com/

 

“VISIONS OF WARRIORS” TO SCREEN AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK

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We’re pleased to announce that “Visions of Warriors” will be screening at the University of Maryland School of Social Work on Thursday, 5/3/18 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. According to their site, their mission is to “advance the well-being of populations and communities and to promote social justice.” The school is “ranked in the top 20 schools of social work in the country.” Thank you to Dean Richard Barth, Program Director Seante Hatcher, Rhonda Stewart Jones, and the university for hosting this screening. 

Screening and Q&A with Ming Lai:
Thursday, 5/3/18, 5:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
University of Maryland
School of Social Work
525 West Redwood St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

*The screening is open to the public and free of charge.

For social workers to obtain CEUs for attending this screening: 
http://sswcpe.umaryland.edu/wconnect/CourseStatus.awp?&course=MAY3RD

To learn more about the University of Maryland School of Social Work: 
http://www.ssw.umaryland.edu/

“VISIONS OF WARRIORS” IS COVERED AS A FOLLOW-UP STORY ON MOTION ARTS PRO

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Recently, “Visions of Warriors” was covered as a follow-up story on Motion Arts Pro. According to their site, Motion Arts Pro “focuses on the art and craft of filmmaking for modern visual storytellers.” Motion Arts Pro is presented by American Illustration and American Photography (AI-AP), the leading hardcover, juried annuals. We’re deeply honored to be covered by this respected media company. David Schonauer, who is the editor of Motion Arts Pro, was the former editor-in-chief of American Photo, one of our favorite photography magazines. Thank you to David and Motion Arts Pro for their continued support.

To read the article:
https://www.ai-ap.com/publications/article/22968/followup-visions-of-warriors-now-on-demand.html

"USING PHOTOGRAPHY TO EXPLORE RECOVERY THEMES WITH VETERANS" IN THE "JOURNAL OF CREATIVITY IN MENTAL HEALTH"

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Congratulations to Susan Quaglietti, the founder of the Veteran Photo Recovery Project and the inspiration for “Visions of Warriors,” on the publication of her article, “Using Photography to Explore Recovery Themes with Veterans,” in the “Journal of Creativity in Mental Health”!

To access this article:
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15401383.2018.1425174?scroll=top&needAccess=true