Homeland Hero, is a 25-minute documentary which highlights the experience of four women married to Post-911 combat veterans. The film reflects the happiness, commitment, separation, lost and conflict in these marriages as they combat the affects of war. The film is aimed at increasing the social awareness of this sacrificial service, timeless commitment, and heroic dedication imparted to the United States of America. It explores the stresses and difficulties they faced when married to one of this nation’s heroes. When these broken heroes return home from War these women become whatever they need to be to keep their family together. They find out they are raising children alone, sleeping without the comfort of their love one, trying to answer questions for family and friends all while uncertain themselves. They have to come to grips with hardship, responsibility, discrimination, relocation, and isolation.
Directed by Rahsaan Jones (USA)