Betty Yu (’15) Wins Social Justice Award

Betty Yu.2015Betty Yu (’15) recently won an Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism (in documentary filmmaking) for her film, Three Tours.

 

Three Tours is a documentary film that captures the lives of three veterans as they work to heal their wounds and battle Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) resulting from their direct experience with the traumas of war. Told through their own voices, Three Tours documents their profound transformation from U.S. military trained killers to agents of change advocating for proper mental health treatment of veterans and an end to unjust wars.  Betty was editing this film during her 2015 residency. Congratulations, Betty!