IMA alumna Betty Yu – Aronson IMA Documentary Winner

Aronson Awards-87-bettyCongrats to IMA alumna Betty Yu for her film THREE TOURS!  She is the 2017 Aronson IMA Documentary Winner!

THREE TOURS, produced and directed by Betty Yu, is a documentary that captures the lives of three U.S. military veterans, Nicole Goodwin, Ramon Mejia and Ryan Holleran, as they work to heal their wounds and battle with PTSD resulting from their deployments in Iraq. The film follows their transformation from U.S. military trained soldiers to agents of change advocating for proper mental health treatment of veterans and an end to unjust wars.

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Aronson Awards – April 25th

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 | 
6:30 PM
Hunter College North- Lang Recital Hall (4th floor)
69th Street (btw Lexington & Park Ave.)

Free – Open to the Public – Reception following program

Join us at the James Aronson Awards for Social Justice Journalism to celebrate journalists who tell the truth.

Our keynote speaker and winner of the Aronson Career Achievement Award is Gary Younge. Whether writing in lucid prose about the deferred dream of Barack Obama, his own identity as a Black Briton in a predominantly white society, or the prevalence of guns and violence in American life, Gary Younge’s award-winning work has been probing, illuminating and insightful. For the past 12 years Gary has been reporting from the United States for The Guardian and The Nation.
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