The Austin Film Society Documentary Tour will be screening Tattooed Under Fire on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 8:30pm, at the Alamo Drafthouse Ritz. Filmmaker Nancy Schiesari will be in attendance to talk about making this documentary. Tickets to this screening are $6.
KLRU helped present this documentary to the nation on PBS and first aired on KLRU in 2008. Filmed at Fort Hood, Tattooed Under Fire is a unique, intimate, character-driven portrait of Iraq-bound and returning U.S. soldiers as they go under the tattoo needle: openly professing their pride, sharing their secrets and confessing their fears
Read an interview with Schiesari in the Austin Chronicle