Served Like A Girl

June 5, 2018
6:00pm Pacific Time
 06/05/2018 06:00:00 pm06/05/2018 07:00:00 pmAmerica/Los_AngelesServed Like A Girl Director Lysa Heslov’s documentary, "Served Like a Girl, provides a candid look at several American women as they transition from active duty to civilian life after serving tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. Our wounded U.S. female service personnel often return to a stark reality, one that is rarely discussed or considered. Struggling with PTSD, homelessness, broken families, serious illness, physical injuries, and the aftermath of military sexual abuse, these amazing women find ways to adapt and overcome debilitating challenges through participation in the “Ms. Veteran America” competition. Guided by event founder and veteran, Jas Boothe, the women leverage their experiences gained through competition to recover the parts of themselves and their personal identities they had lost on the battlefield. Called "ENGAGING, HONEST and POWERFUL," this film is a beautiful tapestry interlaced with poignant moments, social commentary, and humor. Website: http://servedlikeagirl.com/https://ovee.itvs.org/screenings/rz9rhnaima.pettigrew@itvs.orgfalseMM/DD/YYYY

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Director Lysa Heslov’s documentary, "Served Like a Girl, provides a candid look at several American women as they transition from active duty to civilian life after serving tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. Our wounded U.S. female service personnel often return to a stark reality, one that is rarely discussed or considered. Struggling with PTSD, homelessness, broken families, serious illness, physical injuries, and the aftermath of military sexual abuse, these amazing women find ways to adapt and overcome debilitating challenges through participation in the “Ms. Veteran America” competition. Guided by event founder and veteran, Jas Boothe, the women leverage their experiences gained through competition to recover the parts of themselves and their personal identities they had lost on the battlefield. Called "ENGAGING, HONEST and POWERFUL," this film is a beautiful tapestry interlaced with poignant moments, social commentary, and humor.

Website: servedlikeagirl.com/

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Served Like a Girl is a powerful and poignant look at a group of diverse female veterans as they transition from active duty to civilian life after serving tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. Struggling with PTSD, homelessness, and other traumas, these inspiring women find ways to adapt to the challenges they face through participation in the “Ms. Veteran America” competition.

90 minutes

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