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Award Winner

Festival Season:

June 2024





James Nanney Jr
James Nanney Jr


Jospeh Reese, James Nanney Jr, Trevor Valdez, Nathan Cozart

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Awarded Category(s)

A Vietnam vet returns home with physical and mental wounds. This film is a moving portrayal of how a hero can feel like a Burden.

Submitter Statement

James Nanney Jr is a graduate of the Los Angeles Film School. He is an editor, writer and director. A native of North Carolina, James served 10 1/2 years in the United States Marine Corps. He conducted combat operations in Afghanistan in 2012 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Key Cast

Sophie Jordan Collins "Mary Ellen Miles"

 Michael Silva "Jethro Miles"

Other Credits

Director of Photography: Trevor Valdez

Production Design: Nathan Cozart

Editor: Myles Erfurth

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