China Global Television Network (CGTN) is marking the 20th anniversary of the start of the Iraq War with the release of a three-part documentary, “The Legacy of War”, premiering on March 17th. The documentary presents an objective account of the war and its aftermath through the stories of ordinary people. It highlights the impact the war is still having on people in Iraq. Continue reading
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PenFed Documentary Completes Tour After Selection in Eighteen Film Festivals Across the United States, Canada, and United Kingdom
PenFed Credit Union, the nation’s second-largest federal credit union, recently screened its documentary short film “The Shot” at the NYC Mental Health Film Festival. This completes the film’s competitive run after numerous awards and screening for film festival audiences from Maui, Hawaii to Liverpool, England. Produced by PenFed Digital, the digital media division of PenFed Credit Union, the film follows three patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and their experience before and the year after receiving the promising Stellate Ganglion Block treatment. Continue reading
Ukraine war: attitudes to women in the military are changing as thousands serve on front lines
Jennifer Mathers, Aberystwyth University and Anna Kvit, UCL
Thousands of women have voluntarily joined Ukraine’s armed forces since 2014, when Russia’s occupation of Crimea and territories in eastern Ukraine began. Over the past nine years, the number of women serving in the Ukrainian military has more than doubled, with another wave of women joining after Russia’s full-scale invasion in February 2022.