Diaries of the next Greatest Generation
In the midst of our nation’s current public health crisis, caregiving has taken on a new meaning for families across America. MSNBC news anchor, Richard Lui, together with the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, seek to spark a national conversation about the needs of caregiver families, and the specific needs of our nation’s military children in this powerful new documentary, Sky Blossom.
About The Film
Sky Blossom: Diaries of the Next Greatest Generation, is a raw, candid look at the millions of teens and millennials caring for injured veterans and service members in homes across America. It’s also a highly personal documentary for the filmmaker, award-winning MSNBC news anchor Richard Lui. Lui’s own experience of caring for his disabled father inspired him to explore how military kids and teens cope with providing this kind of care for injured parents every day, and how they are struggling to find balance in their lives as a result of these injuries. The families featured in Sky Blossom share a new perspective of what it means to be a military family and the film reveals rare insights into the experiences of military children nationwide.
Troops used to look up and say, “Here come the Sky Blossoms” – paratroopers rushing to their aid. Today, there’s a brave new generation answering that call.
Sky Blossom World Premiere at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
On this Veterans Day, November 11, Montel Williams will host the Sky Blossom World Premiere, the first-ever drive-in theater in the legendary venue’s 49-year history. Space is limited and attendance is invitation only. We are closely following CDC guidelines, public health news and coronavirus updates in order to ensure the safety and comfortability of our guests for our premiere. There will be an opportunity to the nation to tune in live, using a virtual link to view the in person event and take part in the evening.