The Hollywood Reporter Exclusive Video: 'Thank You for Your Service' Explores Moral Injury Behind Veteran Suicides

"You're gonna come to terms with it someday, but it'll sit in your psyche until you deal with it."

Twenty-two veterans commit suicide per day, and the new documentary Thank You for Your Service aims to highlight the shocking statistic's causes and potential solutions.

LA Times Review: Documentary 'Thank You for Your Service' advocates for mental health services for military veterans

LA Times Review: Documentary 'Thank You for Your Service' advocates for mental health services for military veterans

According to one of the unsettling statistics cited in “Thank You for Your Service,” for every American soldier killed in combat, 25 die by suicide. Tom Donahue’s moving work of advocacy journalism draws on a range of experts on the military and its mental health crisis, but it’s the first-person chronicles of the walking wounded that give the documentary its urgency and power.

Tom Donahue, Ilan Arboleda and William Rodriguez at AOL BUILD

Tue, October 4, 2016 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM

BUILD Series Studio 770 Broadway 4th Floor New York, NY

Join director, Tom Donahue, producer, Ilan Arboleda, and Veteran William Rodriguez when they come to BUILD to take us through the making of their new film, “Thank You for Your Service.” The documentary tells the story of four struggling Iraq War veterans, including Rodriguez, and offers viewers a glimpse into the systematic neglect happening in the U.S. military. Donahue and Arboleda give us a plan for creating internal change by showing, not telling the stories of soldiers and spouses. Doors open 30 minutes before showtime. VALID ID REQUIRED FOR ENTRY for security purposes (No age minimum). This event will be streamed LIVE on AOL.com/BUILD!

-- www.creativechaosvmg.com Thank You for Your Service in theaters October - http://bit.ly/2bZZmON Best Documentary, G.I. Film Festival | "A film every American should see" -The Star-Ledger The Emmy-nominated Casting By now on Netflix, DVD & iTunes "Outstanding" -Leonard Maltin; "Nothing short of awesome" -Variety; "Fascinating' -NY Times

War Trauma Documentary Screens at Hamilton Stage Theatre

War Trauma Documentary Screens at Hamilton Stage Theatre

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will co-sponsor a special screening of “Thank You for Your Service,” an award-winning documentary that explores the nation’s superficial understanding of war trauma, including PTSD, and the flawed policies surrounding it. The movie will be shown on Wednesday, September 7th beginning 6:30 p.m. at the Hamilton Stage Theatre, 360 Hamilton Street, in Rahway.

Featured in LA Times: "Every movie being released this fall"

Featured in LA Times: "Every movie being released this fall"

October 7th, 2016

Documentary targets the U.S. military's mental health crisis through profiles of struggling veterans and interviews with military and civilian leaders. Featuring Robert Gates, Admiral Mike Mullen, General David Petraeus, Sebastian Junger. Directed by Tom Donahue. Gathr

Fake War Wins Big at Oscars, Real Life War Fighters Left Holding Goodie Bag

Fake War Wins Big at Oscars, Real Life War Fighters Left Holding Goodie Bag

One film already generating Oscar buzz for next year is the just-released "Thank you For Your Service," directed by Tom Donahue. "It’s one of the most powerful, impactful films I have ever seen,” says Law-Millett, who adds that the documentary will be showcased at the upcoming GI Film Festival, which is celebrating its 10th year in May."