“VISIONS OF WARRIORS” TO SCREEN AT THE INGLEWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY

We’re excited to announce that “Visions of Warriors” will be screening at the Inglewood Public Library on Monday, 3/25/19, at 5:30 p.m. According to their site, their mission is to “provide information, educational, and recreational services and resources responsive to the library’s diverse communities.” One of the many reasons why we love Los Angeles is the extensive library system which serves the city’s diverse communities. This screening is made possible by “Californians: Community Conversations with Veterans,” a partnership between the California Center for the Book and Veterans Connect @ the Library. We deeply appreciate the West Los Angeles Vet Center for being the community partner for this screening. Thank you to Ritse Adefolalu, the Inglewood Public Library, the West Los Angeles Vet Center, and the California Center for the Book for this wonderful opportunity.

Screening and Q&A with Ming Lai:
Monday, 3/25/19, 5:30 p.m.
Inglewood Public Library
101 W. Manchester Blvd.
Inglewood, CA 90301

310-412-5380

To learn more about the library:
https://www.cityofinglewood.org/787/Inglewood-Public-Library

To learn more about the West Los Angeles Vet Center:
https://www.va.gov/directory/guide/facility.asp?ID=516

To learn more about “Californians: Community Conversations with Veterans”:
https://calbook.org/programs/californians-community-conversations-with-veterans/

“VISIONS OF WARRIORS” TO SCREEN AT E.P. FOSTER LIBARY IN VENTURA, CA

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“Visions of Warriors” will be screening at the E.P. Foster Library in Ventura, CA on Saturday, 2/9/19, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. This screening is made possible by “Californians: Community Conversations with Veterans,” a partnership between the California Center for the Book and Veterans Connect @ the Library. According to the library’s site, their mission is to inspire their community to “explore, discover, and connect.” Through this great program, they’re able to connect with veterans and their families and, in turn, connect them to the community and resources. Thank you to Irma Morales, E.P. Foster Library, and California Center for the Book for this wonderful opportunity.

Screening
Saturday, 2/9/19, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
E.P. Foster Library
Elizabeth R. Topping Room
651 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 90031

805-648-2716

To learn more about the screening:
https://www.vencolibrary.org/events/foster-vision-warriors-documentary

To learn more about the library:
https://www.vencolibrary.org/locations/ep-foster-library

To learn more about “Californians: Community Conversations with Veterans”:
https://calbook.org/programs/californians-community-conversations-with-veterans/

“VISIONS OF WARRIORS” TO SCREEN AT THE WHITTIER PUBLIC LIBRARY

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We’re excited to announce that “Visions of Warriors” will be screening at the Whittier Public Library on Thursday, 2/21/19, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. This screening has been made possible by the California Center for the Book’s “Californians: Community Conversations with Veterans.” This program is a partnership between California Center for the Book and Veterans Connect @ the Library, which in turn is a partnership between California public libraries and the California Department of Veterans Affairs to connect veterans and their families to benefits and services for which they are eligible. Thank you to Diane Hara, the Whittier Public Library, their Veterans Resource Center, their community partner of the American Legion Whittier 51, and the California Center for the Book for this huge honor.

Screening and Q&A with Ming Lai
Thursday, 2/21/19, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Whittier Public Library
7344 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602

562-567-9900

To learn more about the screening:
https://www.whittierlibrary.org/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/2145/1646

To learn more about the Whittier Public library:
https://www.whittierlibrary.org/

To learn more about the Whittier Public Library Veterans Resource Center:
https://www.whittierlibrary.org/services/veterans-resource-center

To learn more about the addition of “Visions of Warriors” to “Californians: Community Conversations with Veterans”:
https://calbook.org/2018/10/02/visions-of-warriors/

To learn more about California Center for the Book:
https://calbook.org/

To learn more about “Californians: Community Conversations with Veterans”:
https://calbook.org/programs/californians-community-conversations-with-veterans/

To learn more about Veterans Connect @ the Library:
https://calibrariesforveterans.org/

“VISIONS OF WARRIORS” IS ON FILM COURAGE

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To kick off the new year, we’re excited to announce that an article about “Visions of Warriors” is on the great filmmaking site, Film Courage. Filmmaking is extremely tough, which is why we appreciate sites like FilmCourage.com, which connects, teaches, and inspires filmmakers. With a fitting name, they offer much-needed courage to us filmmakers. According to their site, “Est. in 2009. FilmCourage.com and the FilmCourage Youtube channel features video interviews, audio podcasts and articles about filmmaking, screenwriting, acting, women in film and more. Thank you to Co-Founders Karen Worden and David Branin for this huge honor!

To read the article:
http://filmcourage.com/2019/01/18/hope-is-what-empowers-the-veteran-photo-recovery-project-an-inside-look-into-the-making-of-visions-of-warriors-by-filmmaker-ming-lai/

“VISIONS OF WARRIORS” TO SCREEN AT THE CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES

“Visions of Warriors” will be screening at California State University, Los Angeles on Saturday, 11/17/18, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. We’re deeply honored to share our film with the respected university and its School of Social Work. Based in Los Angeles, we know the powerful impact this institution and particular school has on our community and the world beyond. As proud graduates of California State University, Long Beach, we can attest to the exceptional education provided by the extensive California State University system. Thank you to Colleen Friend, Will Wong, Nikola Alenkin, Erin Donnelly, and the university for this great honor. Special thanks to Will Wong for his generous support of our film. 

Screening and Q&A with Ming Lai
Saturday, 11/17/18, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
California State University, Los Angeles
Simpson Tower
Salazar Hall 184E
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032


Download a flyer about the screening.

To learn more about California State University, Los Angeles School of Social Work:
http://www.calstatela.edu/hhs/sw 

“VISIONS OF WARRIORS” SCREENED AT THE UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WELFARE

“Visions of Warriors” recently screened at the University at Albany School of Social Welfare. According to their site, “In keeping with social work’s historic and enduring commitments, the mission of the School of Social Welfare at the University at Albany is to further social and economic justice to serve people who are vulnerable, marginalized, or oppressed.” We’re excited to have shared our film with this respected university. Thank you to Samantha Fletcher, Lisa DeLaMater, Eric Hardiman, and the university for this great honor!

Screening
Monday, 10/22/18
University at Albany
School of Social Welfare
Richardson Hall
135 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12222
*This screening is private. 

To learn more about the University at Albany School of Social Welfare:
https://www.albany.edu/ssw/

“VISIONS OF WARRIORS” ADDED TO CALIFORNIA CENTER FOR THE BOOK’S “CALIFORNIANS: COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS WITH VETERANS”

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We’re deeply honored to be a part of California Center for the Book’s “Californians: Community Conversations with Veterans.” According to their site, their mission is “to help librarians of California get their communities reading and connecting.” Furthermore, the program is a partnership with Veterans Connect @ the Library, in which they “plan to offer 15 California libraries the opportunity to connect more closely with veterans and their families, while also helping veterans and their families connect to the community resources.” Veterans Connect @ the Library is, in turn, a partnership between California public libraries and the California Department of Veterans Affairs to connect veterans and their families to benefits and services for which they are eligible. “Visions of Warriors” is now one of the exciting programming options for “Californians: Community Conversations with Veterans.” Participating libraries will receive the DVD, library viewing license, discussion guide, and press kit. Thank you to Juliana Robbins, California Center for the Book, Eugene Owens, Veterans Connect @ the Library, and all the participating libraries for this huge honor.

To learn more about the addition of “Visions of Warriors” to “Californians: Community Conversations with Veterans”:
https://calbook.org/2018/10/02/visions-of-warriors/

To learn more about California Center for the Book:
https://calbook.org/

To learn more about “Californians: Community Conversations with Veterans”:
https://calbook.org/programs/californians-community-conversations-with-veterans/

To learn more about Veterans Connect @ the Library:
https://calibrariesforveterans.org/

“VISIONS OF WARRIORS” TO SCREEN AT THE SAN FRANCISCO VETERANS FILM FESTIVAL

We’re thrilled to announce that “Visions of Warriors” will be screening at the San Francisco Veterans Film Festival on Sunday, 11/4/18 at 2:16 p.m.. We’re deeply honored to screen our film at this growing festival in anticipation of Veterans Day. Because the film was made in the Bay Area, we’re excited to be able to share it with this vibrant community. According to its site, the “San Francisco Veterans Film Festival is a robust forum for active duty, Veterans and civilian filmmakers to express their creativity and to share their stories, which in turn helps further healing and brings greater awareness to the public on the challenges our nation’s Veterans face.” The festival is organized by One Vet One Voice, a comprehensive resource for veterans regarding VA benefits and services. The screening will take place at the stately San Francisco Public Library / Main Library in their Koret Auditorium. Thank you to Eduardo Ramirez, One Vet One Voice, the San Francisco Veterans Film Festival, Katherine Eppler, Brian Castagne, Michael Lambert, Thomas Fortin, and the San Francisco Public Library.

Screening and Q&A with Ming Lai:
Sunday, 11/4/18, 2:16 p.m.
San Francisco Public Library / Main Library
Lower Level
Koret Auditorium
100 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102


To learn more about the San Francisco Veterans Film Festival:
https://www.sfveteransfilmfestival.org/

Download a flyer about the festival.

To learn more about One Vet One Voice:
https://onevetonevoice.org/

To learn more about the San Francisco Public Library / Main Library:
https://sfpl.org