KQED Radio
KQED Newssee more
Latest Newscasts:KQEDNPR
Player Sponsored By
upper waypoint

Veterans Film Festival Explores Mental Health Issues

23:41
at
Save ArticleSave Article
Failed to save article

Please try again

A veteran leans on a rail in a scene from the 2016 documentary “Thank You for Your Service,” which takes a personal look at veterans dealing with mental health issues.  (Photo: Thank You For Your Service, Production Company: CreativeChaos vmg © Lost at Home, LLC)

The 2016 documentary “Thank You for Your Service” takes an up close and personal look at veterans dealing with mental health issues. We’ll talk with the film’s director, Tom Donahue, and Dr. John McQuaid of the San Francisco VA Health Care System about mental health and the military, and with Eddie Ramirez, a veteran and founder of the San Francisco Veterans Film Festival. “Thank You for Your Service” plays this weekend at the San Francisco Public Library as part of the festival.

Guests:
Eddie Ramirez, founder, San Francisco Veterans Film Festival; veteran, U.S. Air Force
John McQuaid, associate chief of staff for mental health, San Francisco VA Health Care System, UCSF
Tom Donahue, director and producer, “Thank You for Your Service”

Sponsored

lower waypoint
next waypoint
Dutch Research Team Recounts the Long-Term Effects of StarvationThe Long Troubled History of US Immigration Detention and the Case for Ending It'A Chance to Harmonize' Tells the Story of the U.S. Music UnitHere’s What to Do in the Bay Area This SummerCalifornia’s Budget Deficit is $45 Billion. What's Newsom's Plan to Fix It?Doing Democracy: Trump’s Rhetoric Raises Fears of an Authoritarian Second TermTiffany Haddish Wants to ‘Curse You With Joy’Carvell Wallace Journeys Through Loss and Reunion in Memoir ‘Another Word for Love’In Transit: Amtrak's Future In CaliforniaCan Fashion Be Sustainable?