This is a very personal documentary. When my fiancé deployed to Iraq, I lived through the challenges of having a loved one in a combat zone.

I felt something needed to be done to advocate for the millions of families coping with the effects of war.  It’s time for the courageous story of Military Families to be heard.

 -Elena Miliaresis
Director/ Producer
While Time Stands Still
True Story of Military Families in America during War

Torn Apart by War

Kept Together by Love

The Military Family Documentary

While Time Stands Still

An inspiring documentary about love, courage, and sacrifice, While Time Stands Still tells the gripping story of American Military Families during war, and what it takes to put the pieces back together afterwards.

If you have ever wondered how others make it through Deployment, tried to explain to your Spouse what it’s like to hold down the fort, or felt your neighbors don’t understand what having a child in a war zone really means, the documentary While Time Stands Still is for you. This must-see film by Spouse of an Iraq War Veteran Elena Miliaresis brings our story to light. Get your copy today.

Filmmaker Elena Miliaresis shares her own experience as she follows two wives.  As these young women navigate the challenges that come their way, they not only find the strength to survive, but also discover their own self-worth.

Five years in the making, with over a hundred interviews from Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy, National Guard, Reserve and Veteran Families this riveting film is the journey to healing of America’s brave Military Families.

Filmmaker Elena Miliaresis on abc7 Salutes

Filmmaker Elena Miliaresis on PBS: Families at War

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Military Family Documentary Director on ABC7 Salutes

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Josh Haskell and Filmmaker Elena Miliaresis

The military family documentary While Time Stands Still will be featured on on ABC7 Salutes Friday, February 14 during the 6 o’clock news. Director Elena Miliaresis talked with KABC reporter Josh Haskell about her work to help military families and raise support for the military community through screenings of her film and discussions about the challenges of wartime deployment and how to put the pieces back together afterwards. The film follows the inspiring journey of three wives during the Iraq war.

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