Why won't we acknowledge they exist?
THEY WERE PREPARED TO DIE FOR AMERICA.
In an honest and heartfelt directorial debut, TS Botkin follows Filipino-American veterans as they emotionally trace their paths from war to erasure by the U.S. Government, marching from an obscured history to the Federal courts, right up to the steps of Congress in search of promises denied.
-Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
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GI Film Festival
Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
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Filipino American History Month Celebration
History Colorado Museum, Denver, CO
Sneak Preview with musical performance by Michael Dadap
what people say
Maj. Gen. Antonio Taguba,
US Army, Ret.
“The documentary is more than just a film about history. It is a significant chapter in American culture.”
Educational Media Reviews
"This film accomplishes its objectives well and is rated
Better Angels Society
“There’s never been a better moment to lift up and reflect diverse stories from history to provide a greater perspective on what we’re experiencing now."
Over 1.2 million claim they served.
Fewer than 20% were added to the official roster.
Women were explicity excluded.
They still believe America will do the right thing.
A LONG MARCH shines light on past injustices to ensure history remembers all who have served under the U.S. flag.