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Where Soldiers Come From: Upcoming Screenings & Events

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Where Soldiers Come From continues to inspire audiences across the country. Check out upcoming events below and learn ways you can get involved with veterans and educate your communities about the issues they face in returning to civilian life.

And a big congratulations to filmmaker Heather Courtney for taking home the 2012 Critic’s Award for Feature Documentary at Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival last week!

Austin, TX

Alamo Cinema and Drafthouse
Monday, April 23, 6:00 PM
A benefit screening for Under the Hood Café and Outreach Center (a space for GIs, veterans and military families to gather, relax, meet others, and get referrals for counseling, legal advice and information on GI rights.)
Sponsored by TUGG and Under the Hood Café and Outreach Center
In attendance: Director Heather Courtney

Corpus Christi, TX

South Texas Cinematheque at Texas A&M
Art Museum of South Texas

Friday, April 27, 7:00 PM
Co-sponsored by the Texas Independent Film Network
In attendance: Director Heather Courtney

Chicago, IL

May 12, 2:00 PM
National Veterans Art Museum
w/ mural by Dominic painted the week leading up to the screening!
In attendance: Dominic Fredianelli

Washington, DC

Thursday, May 17, 6:00 PM
Corcoran College of Art and Design, auditorium
As part of The Arts and The Military Conference: Transforming War and Trauma Experiences through the Arts, this screening will be part of a weeklong series of workshops and events
In attendance: Director Heather Courtney and Dominic Fredianelli

Jamie Dobie
Jamie Dobie
Jamie worked in the Community Engagement and Education Department at POV from 2010 to 2013. Prior to joining POV in 2010, Jamie worked at Northwestern University's satellite campus in Doha, Qatar, where she was part of the team tasked with setting up the school's film and journalism programs in the Middle East. She has worked in various capacities on many documentary film crews around the world, including productions in West Africa, and has worked closely with acclaimed filmmaker Margaret Brown. Jamie has also previously worked in the exhibition department at the Field Museum of Natural History and the education and cinema programming departments at the Block Museum of Art. She holds a bachelor's degree from Northwestern University in Radio/TV/Film and African Studies.