The public is invited to COMING HOME: THE HUMAN FACE OF WAR, a free afternoon of documentaries and discussion on Sunday, April 22, that kicks off the seventh annual, four-day Roving Eye Film Festival at Roger Williams University's main campus in Bristol, R.I.
Two Academy Award-nominated short films will be shown: INCIDENT IN NEW BAGHDAD and KILLING IN THE NAME. That will be followed by a screening of The Providence Journal's 2012 Edward R. Murrow Award-winning documentary COMING HOME, about veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. We will honor two Rhode Islanders recently killed in Afghanistan, along with all veterans.
The day begins at 2 p.m. with the showings of the two short films -- and INCIDENT IN NEW BAGHDAD director James Spione will be on hand to introduce and discuss his film. COMING HOME screens at 4 p.m., follwoed by the panel discussion lasting an hour or so. The day concludes with a reception.