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12th Annual Awareness Film Festival | "Veteran Journeys" Screening

12th Annual Awareness Film Festival | "Veteran Journeys" Screening

Date 
Saturday, October 30, 2021 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Location 
Regal Cinemas at LA Live
1000 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles , CA
California US
Featuring 
Dr. Kenneth Wells, Professor-in-Residence of Health Policy & Management, UCLA
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"Veteran Journeys" is an opera produced by Dr. Kenneth Wells, a professor-in-residence of health policy and management at the Fieldinig School and UCLA psychiatrist. The opera is based on true stories by Veterans, family members and the composer’s family members on the experience of war (Vietnam). and having post-war trauma and homelessness and hope for recovery from receiving services and care.

The film will be presented — in advance of Veterans Day (Nov. 11) — at an in-person screening at 3pm on Saturday, October 30, at the Regal Cinemas at LA Live. The screening will be followed by a discussion of health issues facing veterans in Los Angeles and across the United States. A streaming event will follow on October 31.