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New Board for VFF in 2022

New Board for VFF in 2022

Sydney, NSW - The Veterans Film Festival (VFF) is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Board of Directors, following the move from Canberra to Sydney at the end of 2021. The new board  heralds the launch of the festival in Sydney and brings a broad range of...

Voodoo Medics

Voodoo Medics

Voodoo Medics //  51min // Documentary // 2018 // Australia

Director: Kristin Shorten

Voodoo Medics is an eight-part documentary about trauma, resilience and post-traumatic growth in the medics who served with our special forces in Afghanistan.

The Odd Angry Shot

The Odd Angry Shot

Odd Angry Shot // 92min // Comedy // 1979 // Australia

Writer/Director: Tom Jeffrey

In between drinking cans of Fosters beer, Australian soldiers tread on a few landmines, and generally experience the war in Vietnam.

Missione Grado

Missione Grado

Missione Grado // 84min // Documentary // 2014 // Italy, Afghanistan

Director: Carlo Christian Spano

The film chronicles some military activities carried out by the Italian contingent in Herat and Bala Morghab, Afghanistan.

Escape and Evasion

Escape and Evasion

Escape and Evasion // 93min // Drama // 2019 // Australia UAE

Writer/Director: Storm Ashwood
Cast: Rena Owen, Hugh Sheridan, Firass Dirani

After his men are killed in Burma. A lone soldier returns home in search of solace.

Christmas in Baghdad

Christmas in Baghdad

Christmas in Baghdad // 80min // Documentary // 2020 // USA

Director: Sonya Dunn
Writers: Tymur Yashchenko, Robert Kwilman

A media journalist is allowed unprecedented access to the 2018 USO Holiday Tour with high profile celebrities.

Danger Close

Danger Close

Danger Close // 118min // Drama // 2019 // Australia

Director: Kriv Stenders
Writers: Stuart Beattie, James Nicholas, Karel Segers, Paul Sullivan, Jack Brislee

In August 1966, in a Vietnamese rubber plantation called Long Tan, 108 young and inexperienced Australian and NZ soldiers are fighting for their lives against 2500 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong soldiers.

A Mirror for the Sun

A Mirror for the Sun

A Mirror for the Sun // 60min // Documentary // 2018 // Israel

Writer/Director: Neta Ariel
Producer: Avigail Sperber

Tamar Ariel was the first-ever Jewish Orthodox combat navigator.

Surviving the Silence

Surviving the Silence

Surviving the Silence // 79min // Documentary // 2020 // USA

Director: Cindy L Abel
Writer: Cindy L Abel, Jesse Stephen Freeman

Surviving the Silence tells the story of two women in love who played a part in changing military policy.

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