Artbound

Fallujah - Art, Healing, and PTSD

Season 8 Episode 3 | 51m 43s Video has closed captioning.

U.S. Marine Sergeant Christian Ellis was a machine gunner in Iraq, whose platoon was ambushed, leaving him with a broken back and only one of a few survivors. Ellis returned home to join millions of Americans who struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder and inspired the first opera about the Iraq war -- "Fallujah" -- a production by the Long Beach Opera.

Aired: 05/24/16

Rating: NR

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