HERE.IS.BETTER. is a personal documentary about the intimate lives of veterans with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) shared through therapy sessions. Men, Women, Vietnam to present day stories unlock, dispelling myths about PTSD and focus on the journey of healing. This free and public screening will take place April 12th as part of the ReelAbilities Film Festival.
Screening will be at 6p.m. at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum located at west 46th Street. Following the screening, there will be Q and A with the film's director Jack Youngelson and producer Sian Edwards-Beal.
"Founded in 2007 by the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York is the largest festival in the country dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with disabilities. The weeklong festival is renowned for its wide-ranging international film selection, riveting conversations, and performances, presented annually in dozens of venues across the New York metropolitan area. In 2010, ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York expanded into an international program, presenting its one-of-a-kind programming in cities throughout the United States, Canada, and South America."