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American Veteran

Presented by ReelAbilities: Boston Disabilities Film Festival at Showcase Cinema de Lux Revere, Revere MA

Apr 02 2019
American Veteran

This documentary follows Sgt. Nick Mendes over the course of five years after he was blown up by an I.E.D. in Afghanistan, paralyzing him from the neck down at age 21.

ReelAbilities Film Festival Boston Presents: AMERICAN VETERAN

At age 21, Sgt. Nick Mendes was blown up by an I.E.D. in Afghanistan, paralyzing him from the neck down. This unflinching and surprisingly funny documentary follows him for five years as he re-adjusts to life. At the start of the story he is in a V.A. hospital unable to speak, eat, or even breathe on his own. By the end of the film he is studying for a real estate license, using mouth-operated technology to play video games, and

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Panel discussion with film subject Colonel Kenneth Mintz to follow.

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Showcase Cinema de Lux Revere

565 Squire Road, Revere, MA 02151

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