In collaboration with Penn Cinema Studies and International House Philadelphia
Return (dir. Liza Johnson, 2011, 97 min.)
An Ohio National Guard reservist, wife, and mother struggles to readjust to civilian life after her tour of duty in this indie film drama.
Special appearance and remarks by director Liza Johnson.
WOMEN FILM THE WAR ON TERROR FILM SERIES
Speaking through different genres and cultural contexts, women filmmakers explore the consequences of today's wars at home and abroad. Film and feminist theory scholar Karen Beckman, who directs this year's Penn Humanities Forum on Violence, will introduce each screening and host informal audience discussions.