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Free LA Screening: 'Operation Homecoming'

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Free LA Screening: 'Operation Homecoming'

Back Stage and the Fine Arts Theatre invite you to a free screening of the Oscar-nominated documentary 'Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience' on Tuesday, Feb. 12.

This feature film explores the firsthand experiences of American troops stationed in Iraq. Developed from a National Endowment for the Arts project that collected the writings of soldiers and their families, this compilation of interviews and dramatic readings portrays the human side of the ongoing conflict.

Footage includes readings of soldiers' work by actors such as Robert Duvall, Josh Lucas, Beau Bridges, Blair Underwood, Justin Kirk, Aaron Eckhart, Chris Gorham, and John Krasinski.

A Q&A with the filmmakers will follow.

The event will be held Tuesday, Feb. 12, 7:30 p.m., at the Fine Arts Theatre, 8556 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills.

For more info, visit www.thedocumentarygroup.com.

Admission is free. RSVP at www.screenitfirst.com/ssg/events/rsvp/55. $2 validated parking available at 8484 Wilshire (S.E. corner of Wilshire and La Cienega).

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