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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

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(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.

Save the Date – June 20 FREE Screening Military Family Documentary

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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

DVD on Sale

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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Order you copy of this inspiring film TODAY!!!

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

&

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!

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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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Link to Show

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’

Airing My Dirty Laundry

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

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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.

Stay Tuned!

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