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Stand Down Soldier

Mar 1, 2021 - Mar 31, 2021
Virtual Event by Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is excited to open the Harris Theater @ Home, a virtual cinema.  While we know this doesn’t compare to the experience of coming to the Cultural District for a visit to the Harris Theater, we hope to continue to celebrate the diversity of cinematic artistry by providing the best of independent, international and documentary films.

Life of women after military service is seldom portrayed in films. The drama Stand Down Soldier tells the story of Sergeant Stacy Armstrong who returns home from three deployments suffering with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Soon after her return, she and her husband realize their 20-year marriage is about to be another casualty of war. Infidelity, addiction, and a tragic accident test the couple’s commitment. This fiction film explores some of the issues many returning soldiers confront in their civil life including mental health issues, loneliness, and drug addiction.

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