May 18, 2011 – Segment 3

Happy New Year is a new dramatic film about a veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, who returns home and attempts to heal from mental and physical injuries in a psychiatric ward at a remote Veterans Hospital.  Members of the cast and crew stopped by our studios to discuss the film and the difficulty of reentering civilian life.
Joining us are:

Lorrel Manning, Writer/Director/Producer of Happy New Year

Michael Cuomo, who plays Staff Sgt Cole Lewis

Joseph Harrell, the film’s Military Advisor/Associate Producer

Join Lorrel, Michale, and Joseph for a sneak preview screening of the film tomorrow, Thursday, May 19th, at 6:45pm at the Charles Theater.  The event benefits  Maryland Veterans.

Written by Marc Steiner

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