<top quote, center> “We have to applaud Michael Collins for making a film that genuinely will move you to tears” – Steve Copian, Unseen Films
<left content> WE INVITE YOU TO SHARE THE ALMOST SUNRISE MESSAGE OF HOPE WITH YOUR COMMUNITY. TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
<content> In the midst of a crisis, Almost Sunrise gives unprecedented access to the lives of two young men returning from war, prompting urgent and necessary national conversation about the way we treat war wounds. Your screening of Almost Sunrise is an opportunity to engage members of your community in a transformative and enriching experience that draws empathy and seeks to unify the civilian-military divide.
Community screenings are now available for a multitude of venues including, but not limited to, schools, libraries, faith-based institutions, corporations, nonprofits, museums, hospitals and government institutions. We provide screening guides and toolkits to fit your audience to maximize engagement and provide a strong foundation for your screening to meet its fullest potential.
<button 1> HOST A COMMUNITY SCREENING
<button 2> HOST AN EDUCATIONAL SCREENING
Video Reactions link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLpeeX5g7Mg
<Testimonial 1> “What can I say but what a triumph… the film was the focal point at the conference for social workers in the military.” – Ben Sher, Military Social Workers Conference Director, NYU Silver School of Social Work
<Testimonial 2> “Finally, an honest and real look at the transition our veterans are making once returning to the nation. Finally, a conversation between civilians and veterans that is honest and real in moving us towards healing, not more voyeuristic spinning of wheels.” – Dr. Yvette Branson, VA New York Harbor, Resilience Center for Veterans & Families
<Testimonial 3> “It’s a must see for all of America, and a can’t miss for all those who served. Because it has a way of telling the veterans’ story that even civilians can understand.” – Captain Jack Lea, Executive Director, National Conference on Ministry to the Armed Forces (NCMAF)
<Testimonial 4> “This is the first time in my life that I feel like I’ve been a witness to a catharsis.” – Captain William Nash, MD Director of Psychological Health, U.S. Marine Corps
<Testimonial 5> “This film will help to save lives”. – Brian Kinsella, Co-founder of Stop Soldier Suicide.
<top content> We will provide you with the support materials you need to succeed, including postcards and mini-posters to publicize your event, as well as invitations and other information that you can send out by e-mail.
<content, right> OUR SCREENING KITS INCLUDE:
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- DVD or Blu-ray
- Film postcards
- Host a screening tips and guidelines
- Links to all of the film’s digital resource
- Discussion guide
<content, below> Make the event especially memorable by inviting one of our featured experts to appear either in person or via Skype for a question-and-answer session following a screening.
<button 1> SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
<button 2> IMMERSION ACTIVITIES
<subtitle, right> HOW TO USE THE FILM
College campuses, corporations, organizations, faith-based groups and institutions have successfully used Almost Sunrise in their events as a powerful tool to inspire participants to understand and explore evidence-based solutions for Moral Injury, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), breaking the stigma around mental health and helping with the veterans’ transition.
Here some ways you can use the film:
<subtitle, center> HOW THE LICENSING WORKS
As independent filmmakers, we rely on your support for us to keep on producing great documentaries and offering them to the public. We offer a tiered licensing and pricing system to make the film accessible to all types of organizations.
Make sure you are purchasing the appropriate license for your institution. We review all purchases to confirm correct licensing.
HOST A SCREENING
DONATE A VETERANS WELLNESS KIT
<content> A great way to support the campaign and directly impact the lives of veterans is to donate veterans Wellness Kits to individuals or organizations. <hyperlink> LEARN MORE </hyperlink>