Join the Tim Gill Center for Public Media for this film screening of Almost Sunrise. This screening is brought to you by Independent Film Society of Colorado, Tim Gill Center for Public Media, and POV. This free event includes a free post film discussion.
Almost Sunrise (2016, 1h 38m)
The epic journey of two friends, ex-soldiers, who battle the moral injuries of war, and the temptation to escape through suicide, as they walk across America. Step by step, Tom Voss and Anthony Anderson confront the demons that haunt them, while discovering the power of community and spirituality to heal them.
Directed by: Michael Collins
Almost Sunrise a documentary by Michael Collins about two Iraq war veterans who take a 2,700-mile walk, adds to the canvas primarily by deepening the picture of what troubles many veterans.
— Neil Genzlinger, The New York Times
Exploring the ramifications of that tragic state of affairs while introducing a concept dubbed "Moral Injury," Almost Sunrise makes for powerful viewing.
— Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter
Almost Sunrise presents a journey that is very much worth the time of anyone who's concerned about the effect war has on our brothers and sisters who fight -- which should translate to 'everyone.'
— Glenn Kenny, RogerEbert.com