Fish Out of Water| 18mins
Director: Charles Annenberg Weingarten | Producer: Tom Pollock
Focus Years: 2009 | Country: United States
More than 600,000 U.S. soldiers returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from traumatic brain injuries, including psychological ailments such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and depression. Sun Valley Adaptive Sports helps these 'Wounded Warriors' recover by hosting nature trips to beautiful Idaho, where veterans learn the competitive yet meditative sport of fly fishing and find camaraderie and understanding from fellow soldiers. See the powerful impact the trip has on six veterans in this emotional film about change, rehabilitation, and the struggle to feel 'normal' again.