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Military Family Documentary – Featured on ABC7 Salutes

military family documentary featured on ABC7

Reporter Josh Haskell and Filmmaker Elena Miliaresis

ABC7 Salutes featured the military family documentary While Time Stands Still and Marine Corps wife / filmmaker Elena Miliaresis. The piece that aired on KABC showcased how Miliaresis started work on the film and the impact screenings have had on the community.

“I wanted to help other families going through the same thing. I wanted families to know that they weren’t alone. As a filmmaker, I could tell these stories of love and courage.” said Miliaresis

While Time Stands Still follows the inspiring journey of three military wives during the Iraq War.

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The military family documentary While Time Stands Still is a love story that follows the journey of three Marine Corps wives during the Iraq War.
Directed by: Elena Miliaresis
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Military Family Documentary Director on ABC7 Salutes

military family documentary featured on ABC7

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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Director Elena Miliaresis interview on ABC7 Salutes

military family documentary featured on ABC7

Josh Haskell and Filmmaker Elena Miliaresis

Filmmaker Elena Miliaresis sat down with KABC reporter Josh Haskell to talk about her documentary While Time Stands StillWhile Time Stands Still is the story of what families go through during wartime. The film is an inspiring journey of love and sacrifice, a must-see.

The interview will air Friday, February 16 on KABC on the abc7 Salutes segment on the 6 o’clock news.

Encore Presentation While Time Stands Still on PBS in North Carolina

Military Family Documentary While Time Stands Sill on The North Carolina Channel

“Watching your wonderful documentary that is full of soul I had a combination of tears and mascara streaming down my face. But in the end, I felt a sense of lightness and hope. The content pulled on my heartstrings as a mother and fellow human.  Great, great movie. Thank you for making it.” -Nooshin

Catch an encore presentation of the military family documentary While Time Stands Still on PBS in North Carolina. It airs today at 2pm EST on The North Carolina Channel.

If you don’t live in North Carolina, you can get a copy of the film at MilitaryFamilyDocumentary.com.

While Time Stands Still – UNC-TV LINK

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Military wife kisses her baby during her husband’s deployment to Iraq

While Time Stands Still Brings Valentine’s Day Love to PBS

Military Family documentary While Time Stands Still on PBS UNC-TV

The Military Family Documentary While Time Stands Still will be airing on PBS in North Carolina on The North Carolina Channel on Valentine’s Day.

Filmmaker Elena Miliaresis says, “Valentine’s Day is a perfect day to see While Time Stands Still. The documentary is a celebration of love that inspires you to value the everyday perfect moments in your own life.”

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Military Family Film on PBS

This Valentine’s Day, tune to PBS: The North Carolina Channel and watch While Time Stands Still, an inspiring story of love in the military.  See what it is like to be a military family during wartime. A must see for everyone who loves someone in the military.

Film about military wives and parents during wartime

Military Families share their stories

Check out the schedule for showtimes

http://www.ncchannel.org/schedule/

If you are not in North Carolina, you can buy a copy of the film at MilitaryFamilyDocumentary.com

http://militaryfamilydocumentary.com/buy-film

Military Family Documentary Filmmaker on PBS

Iraq War Veteran Spouse and filmmaker Elena Miliaresis on SOPTV show War and Families.  Miliaresis talks about the expectations families have when their loved ones return from war on PBS.

Military Family Documentary on PBS

Gratitude this Memorial Day for all Military & Veteran Families

This Memorial Day, we remember all those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.  And we embrace all those still here.

Thank you MILITARY FAMILIES.  This video tribute from the Military Family Documentary While Time Stands Still is for YOU.  Thank YOU!

Thank YOU to All Military & Veteran Spouses

Thank you MILITARY FAMILIES. Though May is Military Appreciation Month and Friday, May 6th is Military Spouse Appreciation Day, we are grateful to you every day.  To all Wives, Husbands, Mothers, Fathers, Children, Siblings and all those who love a Service Member, a Veteran, this video tribute from the Military Family Documentary While Time Stands Still is for YOU.  Thank YOU!

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Family of the Week – Connie

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Marine Corps Mom Connie shares what it was like to learn that her son was shot not once, not twice, but on three separate occasions.  The first two times, John was fine.  The third time, John was shot in the head and his recovery took some time.  You can see Connie’s full story in While Time Stands Still.  In this series, she shares some of her techniques for making it through the difficult times.

Military Family ‘My Story’ Series

Denneny Wave WritingIn making the military family documentary While Time Stands Still, we heard so many amazing stories. We believe these stories must be heard.  Come listen to the inspiring experiences that so many families shared. See our Families of the Week at www.MilitaryFamilyDocumentary.com

Click HERE for Family Stories

(If you experience difficulties seeing video on mobile devices, please email Info@WhileTimeStandsStill.com)

FREE Screening Military Family Documentary – June 20th

Los Angeles Public Library Presents:

A special FREE screening of the documentary about

Military Families While Time Stands Still 

Followed by a Q&A with

Filmmaker and Iraq War Veteran Spouse Elena Miliaresis

June 20th, 2pm-4pm

Mid-Valley Regional Branch Library

16244 Nordhoff Street

North HillsCA 91343

Phone:  (818) 895-3650

Information about Screening

Military Family Documentary Director Elena Miliaresis on Veteran Podcast Sunday, June 14 2pm PST call in 323-743-2923

I am excited to be returning for a radio appearance on Veteran’s Day Live! TODAY Sunday, June 14th at 2pm PST.  I’ll be talking about the June 20th screening of my documentary While Time Stands Still and the issues facing Military and Veteran Families.  Tune in! And, call in with questions and comments 323-743-2923.

ABOUT VETERANS DAY LIVE:

Hosted By: Retired Veteran’s Vaneric Marshall & Big Dre Veteran’s Day Live is a show dedicated to addressing the needs of many PTSD, substance abuse, homelessness, divorce, family, disintegration-even suicide. So often these veterans suffer alone in self-imposed exile, not knowing where to turn for sensitive answers to their most critical needs, especially for our women of the military. Also designed to help current and former veteran’s families to get the benefits they properly deserved.

Filmmaker Elena Miliaresis on Veteran’s Day Live June 14

I am excited to be returning for a radio appearance on Veteran’s Day Live! on Sunday, June 14th at 2pm PST.  I’ll be talking about the June 20th screening of my documentary While Time Stands Still and the issues facing Military and Veteran Families.  Tune in! And, call in with questions and comments 323-743-2923.

ABOUT VETERANS DAY LIVE:

Hosted By: Retired Veteran’s Vaneric Marshall & Big Dre Veteran’s Day Live is a show dedicated to addressing the needs of many PTSD, substance abuse, homelessness, divorce, family, disintegration-even suicide. So often these veterans suffer alone in self-imposed exile, not knowing where to turn for sensitive answers to their most critical needs, especially for our women of the military. Also designed to help current and former veteran’s families to get the benefits they properly deserved.

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If you are in the Los Angeles area

The next FREE screening of the military family documentary While Time Stands Still is

Saturday, June 20th at 2pm

Los Angeles Public Library – Mid Valley Regional Branch

16244 Nordhoff Stree, North Hills CA 91343

818-895-3654

See you there!

May 12th Screening Reschuduled

Red Cross May 12th Screening of While Time Stands Still will be rescheduled.  New date will be posted as soon as it is available.

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Military Family Documentary Thanks Moms

Thank you to moms, today and everyday!  A special thank you to all the mothers who shared their story for the military family documentary While Time Stands Still.  Your love and sacrifice is not unnoticed.

CBS Radio Washington DC – Interview with Director of Military Family Documentary

If you are in the Washington DC area today, Saturday, May 9, Catch interview with Director Elena Miliaresis on WNEW NEWSRADIO 99.1 and learn more about the Military Family documentary While Time Stands Still.  The interview is part of the Weekly Entertainment and Movie Review.

Honor of Military Families. Witness OUR Story.  Get your copy of While Time Stands Still TODAY via MilitaryFamilyDocumentary.com

WNEW NEWSRADIO 99.1 Washington DC Interview about Film

If you are in the Washington DC area on Saturday, May 9, Catch an interview with Director Elena Miliaresis on WNEW NEWSRADIO 99.1 and learn more about the Military Family documentary While Time Stands Still.  The interview is part of the Weekly Entertainment and Movie Review.

While Time Stands Still will be officially released via MilitaryFamilyDocumentary.com on Frieday, May 8th in honor of Military Spouse Appreciation Day.  Spread the Word!!!

While Time Stands Still – Official Press Release

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So exciting!!!  While Time Stands Still goes on SALE on Friday, May 8th in honor of Military Spouse Appreciation Day.  It feels all the more real since the press release for the film went out today.

Please share the news with everyone and anyone you know, especially, someone who could generate press coverage and social media.  Spread the word.

Military Family Documentary Press Release

Military Family Documentary DVD Release Celebrating Military Spouse Appreciation Day, May 8th

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For the past eight years, Iraq War Veteran Spouse and filmmaker Elena Miliaresis has had one mission: to tell the story of America’s military families during wartime. On May 8th, in honor of Military Spouse Appreciation Day, Smiling Sun Productions will release her documentary While Time Stands Still on DVD via MilitaryFamilyDocumentary.com. This inspiring film reveals the untold perspective of what it is like to be a family during wartime.

USC presents Military Family Documentary

The University of Southern California – School of Social Work

Field Education – Military SW & Veteran Services Sub-Concentration

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Military and Veterans Social Work Caucus

Celebrating National Military Child Month

Present:

the Military Family Documentary

While Time Stands Still

Elena Miliaresis

Writer-Producer-Director

Will be in attendance for introduction of film and Q & A!

WHEN:              Tuesday, April 14, 2015

5:30 – Reception

6:00-7:30 – Screening

WHERE:           MRF 340 – 3rd Floor Auditorium

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Click to Listen to Director Elena Miliaresis on Army Wife Talk Radio

Click to Listen to Director Elena Miliaresis on Army Wife Talk Radio

Catch Military Family Documentary Director, Elena Miliaresis,

on Army Wife Talk Radio

Monday, March 23, 2015 – 8pm EST for Live Show

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Documentary Filmmaker Elena Miliaresis on Veterans Day Live!

Tune in to hear filmmaker Elena Miliaresis talk about her inspiring documentary about military families While Time Stands Still as part the ‘Women Empowerment’ series on Veterans Day Live!

Elena on Veteran’s Day Live! Feb 15

I am excited to be making a radio appearance on Veteran’s Day Live! on Sunday, Feb 15 at 2pm PST.  I’ll be part of their Women Empowerment Show talking about my documentary While Time Stands Still and the issues facing Military and Veteran Families.  Come check it out!

ABOUT VETERANS DAY LIVE:

Hosted By: Retired Veteran’s Vaneric Marshall & Big Dre Veteran’s Day Live is a show dedicated to addressing the needs of many PTSD, substance abuse, homelessness, divorce, family, disintegration-even suicide. So often these veterans suffer alone in self-imposed exile, not knowing where to turn for sensitive answers to their most critical needs, especially for our women of the military. Also designed to help current and former veteran’s families to get the benefits they properly deserved.

‘A Great Film for Military Families’

WHILE TIME STANDS STILL DOCUMENTARY–A GREAT FILM FOR MILITARY FAMILIES

It’s never easy when a spouse deploys.

Suddenly you’re left taking care of everything on your own. Not to mention worrying about your spouse. So you have to take care of your family, while the constant worry goes on in your head.

I was glad when Elena Miliaresis contacted me about a documentary she made called While Time Stands Still. The documentary follows two military wives before, during, and after a deployment. The first wife, Brandi, is left to deal with two toddlers. The other wife, Denneny, has to say goodbye to her husband for the first time.

This is a fantastic documentary for military families to watch. It reminds us that we are not alone.

To purchase a copy of the documentary, you can check out the website here. You can also learn more about the director and producer of the documentary, Elena, and read more about the families depicted in the film.

You can also LIKE the Facebook page.

Happy Holidays!

If you need a smile, this will surely do it.  This is one of our favorite family moments caught on camera.  May you always have wonder in your heart that bowls you over.  Happy Holidays!

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New site for While Time Stands Still – the Military Family Documentary

We are creating a new site for While Time Stands Still, the documentary about Military Families.

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For More info on While Time Stands Still, visit www.WhileTimeStandsStill.com