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Built on the pillars of the truth, the healing and the hope, SEARCHING FOR HOME: COMING BACK FROM WAR is an emotional and unflinching look at returning veterans and their search for the “home” they left behind, physically, mentally and spiritually. From World War II, Korea, and Vietnam to modern-day conflicts, SEARCHING FOR HOME is a multi-generational documentary that chronicles the journey of the men and women, who have left “home,” only to return to new and difficult challenges as profoundly-changed people. SEARCHING FOR HOME captures, up close and personal, the lives of veterans struggling with issues of grief and trauma, some for as many as 60 years. Unprecedented access allows the viewer to personally witness the hidden wounds, disturbing memories and the devastating impact of PTSD. SEARCHING FOR HOME then chronicles the healing and the hope of these brave men and woman, some utilizing a myriad of treatments, healing activities and above all helping others along the healing path. Note: Producers can help facilitate local community outreach opportunities for veterans and their families in partnership with stations. For more info, contact Vicki Wright at or 317-372-7136. Director Bio: Director Eric Christiansen is a recognized chronicler of loss, grief recovery, and the complexities facing returning veterans. Eric produced and directed the Emmy-honored film FACES IN THE FIRE, an up-close depiction of survivors’ recoveries following disaster, which is recognized by the National Institute of Mental Health as a healing tool. His critically acclaimed film Homecoming: A Vietnam Vets Journey, has aired on public television stations nationwide, and was heralded by the New York Times as “a surpassingly worthy and touching film.” Eric has also worked on projects for Discovery, TLC, PBS, MTV and an IMAX film. He is a seven-time Southwestern Region Emmy Award recipient, has received several Telly and Aurora awards, an International Monitor Award, and numerous film festival awards.