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Shorts: Peace Now
Bijou by the Bay Fri, Jul 31, 2015 9:00 AM
Our second documentary program features four stirring films that address the issues faced by soldiers returning home. This year’s Oscar winner for Best Documentary Short, “Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1” is a moving profile of the workers in America’s only call center providing counseling for troubled veterans; “My Enemy, My Brother” tells the astonishing story of former enemies of the Iran-Iraq War who reunite decades after the conflict; produced on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the start of WWI, “Soldiers’ Stories” reveals never-before-seen 3D images from a century ago; and in “Naneek,” veteran and Traverse City resident Tim Keenan returns to Vietnam to meet his former enemies and confront his past. Scheduled to Appear: “Naneek” Director Neal Steeno and Subject Tim Keenan.
Film Info
Section:Short Films
Release Year:2015
Runtime:35 min.
Production Country:USA


Veteran Tim Keenan has feared his return to Vietnam for over 40 years. Until Now. Naneek captures Tim’s journey as he meets with former enemies, revisits the battleground of Dak To, and confronts a past he’s been unable to overcome.