Last Film In LIFS Autumn Virtual Series Follows the Travels of an Iraqi Vet


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December 09, 2020
By Rick Mellerup

The remaining film in the Lighthouse Global Film Society’s Virtual Cinema Collection this autumn is the award-successful documentary “Bastards’ Road.”
It will be obtainable for viewing on-line from Dec. 16 as a result of Dec. 19. From 7 to 8 p.m. on Dec. 18 there will be a Zoom Q&A panel with the film’s issue, Maritime veteran Jon Hancock its director, Brian Morrison and Nino DePasquale, CEO of Reel Original Productions. Tickets are a mere $6 (cost-free to customers of the LIFS). They may well be bought on the web at lighthousefilmfestival.org.
The screening is sponsored by Kubel’s of Barnegat Light, Maggie O’Neill of Mary Allen Realty and Reel Original Productions.
“‘Bastards’ Road’ follows Maritime Jon Hancock’s physical and psychological journey, sharing his story and exhibiting the struggles American veterans confront each and every day,” claims the LIFS. “Walking 6,000 miles close to the country, Iraqi veteran Jon works by using the solitude of the street and the firm of his fellow Maritime brothers and the people of their fallen to properly regulate the wounds of war that never ever absolutely recover. With exceptional honestly, insight, and humor, Jon’s journey is uniquely beneficial. It is about changing the ways a person relates to traumatic reminiscences. It is about commencing the healing system.”
The title of the film combines the reality that Hancock spends considerably of his time on the road in the motion picture and that the title of his device in Iraq was the Marines 2/4 Golf Corporation, nicknamed the Magnificant Bastards.  —R.M.

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