This updated version has 83 heartfelt conversations with U.S. Soldiers traveling to and from war zones, military families, Veterans and children.
A riveting journey into temporary cemetaries on the sand, created every Sunday in Santa Barbara, Santa Monica, Oceanside, Huntington Beach and other locations throughout America by Veterans for Peace. Visitors go to play at an amusement park on the pier…but they discover an ever-growing field of crosses to honor the fallen in war.
Educators now have a film that gives a broad spectrum of viewpoints; ideal for classroom use.
“I hope, for the sake of peace, that young people all over the country will see Arlington West and come face to face with the consequences of war.” -Howard Zinn
“It’s brilliant and provocative because we get to see both sides!” -University of California Los Angeles student
“This documentary changed my life!” -Norwalk High School student
Run time: 60 minutes, with six 10-minute chapters for educators