Three Oaks Township Public Library

CCFF Film Screening "Sunken Roads: Three Generations after D-Day"

CCFF Film Screening "Sunken Roads: Three Generations after D-Day"
Children's Coastline Film Festival presents the film "Sunken Roads: Three Generations after D-Day." The event is FREE and open to the public.
  • When Mar 07, 2023 from 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM (US/Eastern / UTC-500)
  • Where Community Room
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  • Contact Phone 2697565621
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"Sunken Roads: Three Generations after D-Day" (2019, 94 minutes, ages 12+) Don McCarthy was 20 years old on D-Day, when his infantry division landed on Omaha Beach. Don and the other veterans who survived D-Day will someday soon have passed into memory and leged. This realization inspires 20-year old filmmaker Charlotte Juergens to join Don and seven other D-day vets on a journey to France - a commemorative pilgrimage to Omaha Beach for the 70th anniversary of the invation. The vets come to see Charlotte as a granddaughter, trusting her with their stories as they confront the trauma that still haunts them 70 years after the war. In capturing their lives, Charlotte's film offers a new intergenerational perspective on D-Day, presenting the memories of 90-year-old combat veterans through the eyes of a 20-year-old woman.