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Covid's continued effect for film industry workers - the guardian

“We took a look at what we had and decided we owed it to our elderly veterans to finish telling this story as soon as possible. Because we couldn’t reach our subjects safely, we made the decision to include more animation to complete the film.” - TS Botkin, Director

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We are pleased to receive a good review by Prof. Joseph Baumstarck, Jr. in Educational Media Reviews Online. While overall a thumbs up, we agree that we'd have liked to spend more time on nature of t

veterans say a promise was broken

WWII veteran 2nd LT Frank Francone and Mike Simbre, Regional Chair for share the story of Filipino veterans, including guerrillas who were conscripted into service, and then denied recog

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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.


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