taints your soul,” says one of the five catastrophically disabled
veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan who relearn how to live as they learn
the art of fly-fishing on a placid Montana river. Directors Shasta
Grenier and Sabrina Lee capture the tough struggles, the love, and the
humor, as men marked for life by the experience of killing find healing,
hope, and a new sense of peace through the catch-and release of
speckled trout in a unique wounded warrior program founded by a Vietnam
I want to pass
along the info on my friend and sister-in-law Sabrina's film, Not Yet Begun to Fight, which will be screening at the Gene Siskel Film Center on Saturday Feb 9. (I'll be at both screenings, as will Sabrina, and one of the vets featured in the documentary.)
The film is/has been part
of many international film festivalsl and has won several awards.
See below for a
link to the trailer and the blurb from its Facebook page, details
about the screening, and a link to the schedule for 2/9.
****ALSO If you know vets who might be interested, the Gene Siskel Center is offering discounted admission to vets.
Producer/director Sabrina Lee, executive producer Steve Platcow, and Marine veteran Erik Goodge (who appears in the film)
present for audience discussion at both screenings.
Two screenings will take place on Saturday, February 9th: 12:30pm and 7:30pm.
If you've already seen this via social media, my apologies, but please pass along to those who might be interested!
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