"VISIONS OF WARRIORS" TO SCREEN AT FOOTHILL COLLEGE

“Visions of Warriors” will be screening twice at Foothill College on Tuesday, 10/22/19, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Monday, 11/4/19, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Tuesday, 10/22/19 screening is in honor of Disability Awareness Week. The Monday, 11/4/19 screening is preceded by a Veterans Day Salute: Art Showcase & Resource Fair at the Foothill Rotary Veterans Plaza from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. The screenings are presented by the college’s Veterans Resource Center (VRC). According to their site, Foothill College, located in Los Altos Hills in Northern California, “educates students from diverse backgrounds that represents the demographics of the Bay Area, with particular attention to underserved and underrepresented populations.” The mission of the VRC is “to ensure that our nation’s student veterans and military service members are provided quality services and opportunities for academic success, professional growth, and meaningful employment.” We’re honored to assist the college and their VRC in their important mission. Thank you to Foothill College, their Veterans Resource Center, Julie Brown, Tammie Nguyen, Mimi Overton, and Gail Matthews for this great opportunity.

Screening:
Tuesday, 10/22/19, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Foothill College
Forum Room 5001
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022


Screening and Q&A with Ming Lai:
Monday, 11/4/19, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.*
Foothill College
Room 5501
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

*Preceded by a Veterans Day Salute: Art Showcase & Resource Fair at the Foothill Rotary Veterans Plaza 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

To learn more about the Foothill College Veterans Resource Center:
https://foothill.edu/veterans/

To learn more about Foothill College:
https://foothill.edu/

“VISIONS OF WARRIORS” TO SCREEN AT THE AUSTRALIAN, NEW ZEALAND AND ASIAN CREATIVE ARTS THERAPIES ASSOCIATION (ANZACATA) / CREATIVE GATHERING BRISBANE SYMPOSIUM

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We’re thrilled to announce that “Visions of Warriors” will be screening at the Australian, New Zealand and Asian Creative Arts Therapies Association (ANZACATA) / Creative Gathering Brisbane Symposium on Saturday, 9/28/19, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at The University of Queensland. We're deeply honored to work with ANZACATA, the peak professional body that represents creative arts therapists in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia/Pacific region. According to their site, they seek “to advocate for the profession and to ensure that the training and practice of professional members is in accordance with the highest international standards.” Founded in 1909 and ranked in the world’s top 50, The University of Queensland is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. Thank you to Cielle Jansen-Van Vuuren, ANZACATA, and their Symposium Planning Team for this huge honor. 

Screening:
Saturday, 9/28/19, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The University of Queensland
Art Museum Lawn
St. Lucia, Brisbane
Queensland 4072

To learn more about the Creative Gathering Brisbane Symposium:
https://anzacata.wildapricot.org/Events

To learn more about ANZACATA:
https://www.anzacata.org/About-ANZACATA

To learn more about the Festival of Well Being and download a poster:
https://www.anzacata.org/Festival/

To learn more about The University of Queensland:
https://www.uq.edu.au/

“VISIONS OF WARRIORS” TO SCREEN AT THE VANDENBURG AIR FORCE BASE

We’re truly honored to screen “Visions of Warriors” at the Vandenburg Air Force Base on Tuesday, 8/6/19, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The goal of our documentary has always been to assist both veterans and active military. We deeply appreciate this wonderful opportunity to share our film with this storied Air Force base. Established in 1941 and located on California’s Central Coast, Vandenburg is the third largest Air Force base in the U.S. and host of the 30th Space Wing. This screening is made possible by many helping agencies at the base—their Mental Health team, Legal team, Inspector General (IG), Equal Opportunity (EO), Sexual Assault Response and Prevention (SAPR), and Special Victim’s Counsel (SVC). Thank you to Captain Melissa Ken, all of the participating agencies, and Vandenburg Air Force Base. Special thanks to Charlene and Stanford Hirotsu for their generous donation, which helped pay for travel expenses.

Screening and Q&A with Ming Lai:
Tuesday, 8/6/19, 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.*
Vandenburg Air Force Base
747 Nebraska Ave.
Vandenburg Air Force Base, CA 93437

*This screening is private and not open to the public.

To learn more about the base:
https://www.vandenberg.af.mil/

“VISIONS OF WARRIORS” TO SCREEN AT CAMARENA MEMORIAL LIBRARY IN CALEXICO, CA

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“Visions of Warriors” will be screening at the Camarena Memorial Library in Calexico, California on Thursday, 6/27/19 at 5:30 p.m. The screening will be in honor of PTSD Awareness Day. According to their site, “Traditional and innovative library services, including the latest technology, are offered in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere, which reflects the unique border community of Calexico.” The library offers a vital Veterans Resource Center, where “Veterans and their families can meet with trained volunteers, which are veterans themselves, and get connected to information and resources regarding health, education, employment, housing, and other benefits that they may be entitled to.” Thank you to the Camarena Memorial Library, their Veterans Connect @ the Library program, Martha Gomez, and Sandra Tauler for this great opportunity.

Screening:

Thursday, 6/27/19, 5:30 p.m.
850 Encinas Ave.
Calexico, CA

760-768-2170

To learn more about the screening:
https://calexicolibrary.org/events/visions-warriors-documentary

To download a flyer about the screening:
https://calexicolibrary.org/sites/calexicolibrary.org/files/attachments/2019VisionsofWarriors.pdf

To learn more about the library:
https://calexicolibrary.org/

To learn more about their Veterans Connect @ the Library program:
https://calexicolibrary.org/veteransconnect

“VISIONS OF WARRIORS” TO SCREEN AT THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION OF ART THERAPISTS / INTERNATIONAL ART THERAPY PRACTICE/RESEARCH CONFERENCE

“Visions of Warriors” will be screening at the British Association of Art Therapists / International Art Therapy Practice/Research Conference on Saturday, 7/13/19, between 4:15 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. Because this feature documentary is 93 minutes long, a 10-minute preview will be screened. The screening will take place at the historic Queen Mary University of London, whose history dates back to 1785. According to their site, the respected British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT) is a “professional organization for art therapists in the UK” and “works to promote art therapy and provides professional support and advice to its members.” At its dynamic International Art Therapy Practice/Research Conference, “art therapists from 35 countries present the newest of practice innovations and research.” Thank you to Val Huet, Alex McDonald, and the British Association of Art Therapists for this great honor!

Screening:
Saturday, 7/13/19, between 4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.*
Queen Mary University of London
Bancroft Building
David Sizer Lecture Theatre
Mile End Road
London, E1 4NS

*A preview of the film will be screened.

To learn more about the screening:
https://www.baat.org/Assets/Docs/International%20conference/June%20Programs/Saturday%20Agenda.pdf

To register for the International Art Therapy/Research Conference:
https://www.baat.org/Courses-Conferences/Conferences

To learn more about the British Association of Art Therapists:
https://www.baat.org/

To learn more about the Queen Mary University of London:
https://www.qmul.ac.uk/

“VISIONS OF WARRIORS” TO SCREEN AT THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH / VETERANS AND LOVED ONES RECOVERY (VALOR)

We’re excited to announce that “Visions of Warriors” will be screening at the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health / Veterans and Loved Ones Recovery (VALOR) on Wednesday, 5/15/19, at 12:30 p.m. in celebration of Mental Health Month. The screening will take place at their headquarters in the historic Bob Hope Patriotic Hall. According to their site, VALOR’s mission is to “provide mental health services to Veterans and their families, regardless of VA eligibility status and military discharge, in a supportive environment.” The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health’s mission, in turn, is to “optimize the hope, recovery, wellbeing, and life trajectory of Los Angeles County’s most vulnerable through access to care and resources that promote not only independence and personal recovery but also connectedness and community reintegration.” Built in 1916, the Bob Hope Patriotic Hall is a Los Angeles landmark, serving as the home of the Los Angeles Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and many veterans services organizations. Born and raised in L.A., we love our great city and are honored to participate in this special event. Thank you to Katherine Guerra, Aknessa Ananikya, Sarah Vongsack, Deborah Hooks, Veterans and Loved Ones Recovery (VALOR), and the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. Special thanks to Rita Murray of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Whittier for her generous support of our film.

Screening and Q&A with Ming Lai
Wednesday, 5/15/19, 12:30 p.m.
Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health / Veterans and Loved Ones Recovery (VALOR)
Bob Hope Patriotic Hall
1816 S. Figueroa St.
6th Floor, Bradley Conference Room
Los Angeles, CA 90015

*This screening is private and not open to the public.

To learn more about Veterans and Loved Ones Recovery (VALOR):
https://dmh.lacounty.gov/our-services/outpatient-services/valor/

To learn more about the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health:
https://dmh.lacounty.gov/https://dmh.lacounty.gov/

To learn more about the Bob Hope Patriotic Hall:
http://mva.lacounty.gov/bob-hope-patriotic-hall/

"VISIONS OF WARRIORS" TO SCREEN AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE

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We’re thrilled to announce that “Visions of Warriors” will be screening at the University of California, Irvine on Tuesday, 5/28/19, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. We’re deeply honored to screen our documentary at one of the leading universities in the country, where many of our family and friends have attended. The screening is presented by the UCI Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing and the Center for Medical Humanities. Thank you to Adey Nyamathi, the Founding Dean & Distinguished Professor of the Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing; the Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing; Danilo Caputo; the Center for Medical Humanities; Doug Haynes, the Vice Provost for Academic Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion; the Office of Inclusive Excellence; Karen Heath; Kristy Doan; and UCI for this incredible honor. Special thanks to Adey Nyamathi for all her support for our film.

Screening and Q&A with Ming Lai:
Tuesday, 5/28/19, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
University of California, Irvine
Berk Hall
802 W. Peltason Dr.
Irvine, CA 92617

*RSVP Required

*To RSVP for the screening, please contact kheath1@uci.edu by 5/23/19.

Download a flyer about the screening.

To learn more about the UCI Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing:
https://uci.edu/academics/nursing-science.php

To learn more about the UCI Center for Medical Humanities:
https://www.humanities.uci.edu/medicalhumanities/

To learn more about the UCI Office of Inclusive Excellence:
https://inclusion.uci.edu/about/

“VISIONS OF WARRIORS” TO SCREEN AT THE FREMONT MAIN LIBRARY

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“Visions of Warriors” will be screening at the Fremont Main Library on Sunday, 5/26/19, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. We’re very excited that our documentary will be returning to the San Francisco Bay area, where it was made. The Fremont Main Library and the Dublin Library are two libraries within the Alameda Country Library system that offer Veterans Resource Centers. Created by a partnership between the California public libraries and the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet), these Veterans Resource Centers connect veterans and their families to benefits and services for which they are eligible. The Fremont Main Library’s community partner for this screening is the Fremont Family Resource Center. According to their site, they are “a welcoming place where families and individuals are nurtured, encouraged, and provided quality services to build on their own strengths to help themselves and others.” This event is made possible by a partnership between the California Center for the Book and Veterans Connect @ the Library. Thank you to you Julianna Opel, Fremont Main Library, their Veterans Connect @ the Library program, the Alameda County Library system, the Fremont Family Resource Center, and the California Center for the Book for this great opportunity.

Screening and Q&A with Ming Lai
Sunday, 5/26/19, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Fremont Main Library
Fukaya Room B
2400 Stevenson Boulevard
Fremont, CA 94538

510-745-1400

To learn more about the screening:
https://events.aclibrary.org/event/5152519?hs=a

Download a flyer about the screening.

Download a press release about the screening.

To learn more about the library:

https://www.aclibrary.org/fremont

To learn more about the Fremont Family Resource Center:
https://www.fremont.gov/228/Family-Resource-Center

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