FALLOUT: Coming Home from the War in Iraq

FALLOUT: Coming Home from the War in Iraq
Runtime: 51:02
Trailer Runtime: 01:07

Produced when Ava was 17 and released at 18, FALLOUT: Coming Home from the War in Iraq is a documentary about three veterans of the war in Iraq. Each veteran speaks about their experience as a soldier in Iraq and the challenges they faced while readjusting to civilian life here at home. Through the film, each veteran profiles their own Iraq war experiences.

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Director Ava Lowrey is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts. Since 2005, Ava has been using multimedia to connect with a larger audience and as a means of social activism. As creator of PeaceTakesCourage, millions have viewed Ava’s work and she has been featured in The New York Times, Rolling Stone Magazine, CNN, Mother Jones Magazine, and more. As a director Ava has completed multiple short documentaries and screened at festivals across the country. A native of Alexander City, Alabama, Ava’s films often focus on her southern roots, sharing untold stories centered in the American south.