Happy Veterans Day to all of the brave men and women who served this great nation. On this day, we show our appreciation to our veterans by reflecting back on one of our most memorable evenings to date. On April 15, 2015, we had the honor of hosting a full-house screening and post-film discussion of Last Days in Vietnam in partnership with KUED, American Experience, and WGBH. The evening culminated in a great conversation with director Rory Kennedy, Stuart Herrington, Col, U.S. Army (Ret.); and artist Binh Pho, who escaped from Vietnam in 1978, followed by a standing ovation for the film, panelists, and the veterans present at the screening.
While there are several documentaries we can recommend to watch in recognition of Veterans Day, we wanted to pass along information on how you can watch this particular special film. We hope you enjoy your Veterans Day and this moving film.
LAST DAYS IN VIETNAM
Directed by Rory Kennedy
98 min | 2014 | USA | Not Rated
During the chaotic final weeks of the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese Army closes in on Saigon as the panicked South Vietnamese people desperately attempt to escape. On the ground, American soldiers and diplomats confront the same moral quandary: whether to obey White House orders to evacuate U.S. citizens only–or to risk treason and save the lives of as many South Vietnamese citizens as they can.
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