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Janice Rogovin, Director and Producer

Janice Rogovin is a documentary photographer, filmmaker, and teaching artist based in Boston. She has been the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Emerging Artist Award, two Massachusetts Artist Fellowships, and three project grants from the Massachusetts Humanities Foundation. Her books, A Sense of Place/Tu Barrio and Let Me Tell You Where I’ve Been, Photographs and Interviews with Seven Vietnam Veterans, are in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Her first feature film, 48 Years Going on 50, a documentary about her parents’ relationship, screened at the Institute of Contemporary Art Boston.

 

Team_2Laura McLam, Producer and Editor

Laura McLam is a documentary filmmaker and video producer.  She has worked as an independent contractor for numerous organization including This Old House, the Marketing Science Institute, and Suffolk University Law School.  She has made several short films with themes ranging from her hesitations to become a mother to phosphorus pollution in the Mystic River Watershed.  Her work has been shown at the Experimental Film Festival Portland, the Boston International Film Festival, and the Boston Museum of Science. She has a B.A. in Media and Cultural Studies from Macalester College and a M.A. in Visual and Media Arts from Emerson College.  She lives with her husband Marcelo and daughter Josephine in Somerville, Massachusetts.

 

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Kevin Bowen, Editorial Consultant

Kevin Bowen was director of the William Joiner Center for the Study of War and Social Consequences at the University of Massachusetts, Boston for over 25 years, as well as an adjunct professor of English. He is a Vietnam combat veteran, having served in the Army from 1968 -1969. During his tenure, the Joiner Center led the first exchanges of medical supplies and other resources between the United States and Vietnam. An award winning poet, writer, and translator of the Vietnamese language, Kevin is the author of four poetry collections as well as several anthologies and fictional pieces. The Vietnamese government awarded Bowen the Phan Chu Trinh Culture Award for his contributions to Vietnamese studies. He has a son and daughter and lives with his wife Leslie outside of Boston.

 

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Christian G. Appy, Editorial Consultant

Christian G. Appy is a professor of history at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is the author of Working-Class War: American Combat Soldiers and Vietnam (University of North Carolina Press), Patriots: The Vietnam War Remembered From All Sides (Viking), which won the Massachusetts Book Award for nonfiction, and American Reckoning:The Vietnam War and Our National Identity (Penguin Random House).He has two sons and three stepsons and lives with his wife Katherine in Amherst.