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  • Arts of War on the Web » Feature Films
    was met with derisive laughter because it was so eggregiously unrealistic That includes one especially embarrassing gaffe the final scene in which Wayne and another Green Beret are walking along the beach as the sun sets over the South China Sea in the East The film starts at 1 00 p m at the library located at 104 S Michigan Ave It will be preceded by a brief talk by the historian Jason Waak Admission is free Seating is on a first come first served basis For info call 312 374 9333 Posted on March 9th 2011 in Feature Films Oliver Stone Master of Cinema Stone in Boulder Oliver Stone the former Vietnam War infantryman and the first Vietnam veteran to have written or directed he did both a Vietnam War film Platoon 1986 was the guest of honor at the recently completed Boulder International Film Festival in Colorado The honored guest received the Master of Cinema Award on Sunday Feburary 20 the festival s closing night That evening also included a retrospective of Stone s film work and a Q A with the man who has received 31 Academy Award nominations along with Oscars for Midnight Express Platoon and Born on the Fourth of July Posted on February 23rd 2011 in Feature Films Honors and Prizes 21 and a Wake Up That s the title of a new independent film written produced and directed by Vietnam veteran Chris McIntyre The movie which has been playing in different venues around the country for several months stars Danica McKellar Faye Dunaway and Amy Acker above It has the distinction of being the first American film about the Vietnam War to be filmed on location in Vietnam and was produced in conjunction with Vietnam s state owned Feature Film Studio Number One The film based on real events is set at the 24th Evacuation Hospital at Long Binh and follows the lives of three young nurses Posted on November 8th 2010 in Feature Films New Apocalypse Blu ray HD DVD Francis Ford Coppola s iconic 1979 film Apocalypse No w has been available over the years on all the various home video formats as has Coppola s 2001 Apocalypse Now Redux which added two long scenes and other stuff and the documentary Hearts of Darkness A Filmmaker s Apocalypse in which Eleanor Coppola the director s wife shined mostly unflattering light on the extreme craziness involved in putting that film together Lionsgate has just released two new Blu ray versions a two disc and three disc Full Disclosure Edition Both contain both films along with nine plus hours of extras including new interviews with the actors and filmmakers The three disk set includes Hearts of Darkness and with even more extra features such as audio commentary by Mr and Mrs Coppola The DVD package also includes a 48 page booklet containing previously unpublished behind the scenes photos Coppola s notes letters from the set and memos to the crew The films are

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  • Arts of War on the Web » Tobias Wolff Wins Story Prize
    June 2008 issue of The VVA Veteran In this collection of old and new stories Wolff creates one or two sharply drawn compelling characters and puts them through fast paced intriguing stories that quickly come to a fascinating if sometimes inconclusive end These stories are set in many different locations college campuses Army bases prep schools rural areas cities A few deal with Vietnam veterans But these aren t Vietnam War stories They are three decades worth of first rate short fiction from one of the greatest literary lights of our generation Comments Off on Tobias Wolff Wins Story Prize Posted on March 10th 2009 in Honors and Prizes Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk Comic Books Comments Conferences Dance Documentaries Drama Essays Events Feature Films Fiction Games History Honors and Prizes In the Classroom Journalism Journals Magazines Memorials Museums Music Musicals Obituaries On DVD On Line On Stage On TV Opera Photography Plays Poetry Radio Sculpture TV Series Uncategorized Vietnam War Archives February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April

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  • Arts of War on the Web » Filmmaker Query: Doc on U.S. Naval Station at Rota, Spain
    suggestions or if you want to share your experiences please send an e mail to rotadocumental gmail com If you do please mention you read about her work on The VVA Veteran s Arts of War on the web page Comments Off on Filmmaker Query Doc on U S Naval Station at Rota Spain Posted on May 12th 2014 in Artistic Queries Documentaries Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk Comic Books Comments Conferences Dance Documentaries Drama Essays Events Feature Films Fiction Games History Honors and Prizes In the Classroom Journalism Journals Magazines Memorials Museums Music Musicals Obituaries On DVD On Line On Stage On TV Opera Photography Plays Poetry Radio Sculpture TV Series Uncategorized Vietnam War Archives February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April

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  • Arts of War on the Web » Author Query: Vietnam Veterans and Their Parents
    has any appreciation of the horrible physical conditions soldiers endured in addition to the combat Any help for the book would be much appreciated If you d like to help send an email to 1128 laurel msn com and please tell her your read about this on The VVA Veteran s Arts of War on the Web page Comments Off on Author Query Vietnam Veterans and Their Parents Posted on November 19th 2013 in Artistic Queries Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk Comic Books Comments Conferences Dance Documentaries Drama Essays Events Feature Films Fiction Games History Honors and Prizes In the Classroom Journalism Journals Magazines Memorials Museums Music Musicals Obituaries On DVD On Line On Stage On TV Opera Photography Plays Poetry Radio Sculpture TV Series Uncategorized Vietnam War Archives February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013

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  • Arts of War on the Web » Historian Query: Reading in Vietnam During the War
    of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk Comic Books Comments Conferences Dance Documentaries Drama Essays Events Feature Films Fiction Games History Honors and Prizes In the Classroom Journalism Journals Magazines Memorials Museums Music Musicals Obituaries On DVD On Line On Stage On TV Opera Photography Plays Poetry Radio Sculpture TV Series Uncategorized Vietnam War Archives February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 July 2013 June

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  • Arts of War on the Web » Student Query: Bach Ma Franco-Vietnamese Project
    the site construction of the base its organization and its military defenses the types of helicopters the supplies the equipment the personnel and the units on the site the operations the Vietnamese forces in presence etc and the life of soldiers during this period biographies leisure activities impressions of the surrounding forest relationships with people etc If you can help send an email to danielle q 91 gmail com and mention that you learned about the project at Vietnam Veterans of America s Arts of War on the web Comments Off on Student Query Bach Ma Franco Vietnamese Project Posted on October 30th 2013 in Artistic Queries Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk Comic Books Comments Conferences Dance Documentaries Drama Essays Events Feature Films Fiction Games History Honors and Prizes In the Classroom Journalism Journals Magazines Memorials Museums Music Musicals Obituaries On DVD On Line On Stage On TV Opera Photography Plays Poetry Radio Sculpture TV Series Uncategorized Vietnam War Archives February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March

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  • Arts of War on the Web » Author Query: Calling All Vietnam War Masons
    and help to their plights If you d have a Mason Vietnam War story to share for the book email garisrichard yahoo com Comments Off on Author Query Calling All Vietnam War Masons Posted on July 19th 2013 in Artistic Queries Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk Comic Books Comments Conferences Dance Documentaries Drama Essays Events Feature Films Fiction Games History Honors and Prizes In the Classroom Journalism Journals Magazines Memorials Museums Music Musicals Obituaries On DVD On Line On Stage On TV Opera Photography Plays Poetry Radio Sculpture TV Series Uncategorized Vietnam War Archives February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 May

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  • Arts of War on the Web » Artistic Queries
    else on the manuscript For both mailed and electronic submissions Limit one submission in each category per person Poetry up to 3 poems 5 pages maximum Fiction essay interview 5 000 word limit Interviews are with military or veterans Photography up to 3 good quality photos will be printed in the book as b w Submissions exceeding the limits will be disqualified Include a bio of 75 words or less with your submission Winners contributors will be notified by Nov 1 2013 Questions contact the University Press at upress semo edu Posted on February 20th 2013 in Artistic Queries Essays Fiction Photography Student Looking for Vietnam Vets for War Film Paper Gian Verderame a student at Richard Stockton College in Pomona New Jersey is working on a thesis titled The Vietnam Film How Hollywood Shapes Our Perception of the Vietnam War The films that I will be analyzing are Coming Home The Deer Hunter Apocalypse Now Platoon Full Metal Jacket and Born on the Fourth of July he told us I m trying to find primary sources on the subject and what is not a better way to go than to ask Vietnam vets If you have any thoughts on these films and would like be share them for this academic paper send an email to gianverderame gmail com And please mention you read about it on The VVA Vetera n s Arts of War on the web page Posted on February 15th 2013 in Artistic Queries Feature Films Academic Query African Americans the Vietnam War Gerald Goodwin a doctoral student at Ohio University is writing a PhD dissertation that looks at African Americans during the Vietnam War and race relations in the military during the Vietnam War era Much of my research is based on oral interviews and I have interviewed around 50 veterans at this point Goodwin told us However I am always looking for more veterans to interview To that end Goodwin would like to hear from African American Vietnam veterans or white veterans who had an interesting experience with racial issues in Vietnam he said I am looking for veterans who had either positive or negative experiences or some variation of each The project is not limited to any specific period or any branch of the armed services If you d like to help send an email to gerald goodwin hotmail com And please mention that you read about his project on The VVA Vetera n s Arts of War on the web page Posted on January 29th 2013 in Artistic Queries History Photographer Looking For Veterans going to VN in January Catherine Karnow a National Geographic photographer who has been documenting Vietnam for twenty one years for that august publication as well as for other magazines and books is putting the final touches on a presentation about that country for the National Geographic Live Speakers Bureau I have one gaping hole in my coverage of Vietnam though Karnow told us and that is the story

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