SkyWorks Charitable Foundation
2014, 110:33 minutes, Colour, English Version + French Version
In October 2011, we convened a working group of veterans, a psychiatrist, an art therapist and a documentary film team to create a Participatory Documentary Project that will give Canadians the opportunity to better understand the individual, family and community experiences of people living with PTSD. The group has since decided to highlight the voices of their children, who are so deeply effected by their parents' experience of PTSD. Together, we have made a commitment to produce a documentary project which will also serve as a forum for participants to express themselves, engage in a healing process and reach out to others in the military, in their neighbourhoods, in their schools, and in their circles of family and friends.
Our research revealed that a number of the young and adult children of military veterans share a wall of silence. Most children in military families link PTSD with shame and confusion. The stigma is so deep, so much apart of their fabric, that they not only hold their experiences and their feelings back from their friends, but they often don't speak about the daily realities of PTSD within their families.
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