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The Readers of Homer: Kos, Greece


This short film was made by Charles Berkowitz, a reporter and documentary filmmaker based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mr. Berkowitz has produced two feature documentaries on the work of author and former VA psychiatrist, Dr. Jonathan Shay. Achilles in Vietnam explore’s Dr. Shay’s work on the Iliad and what it has to teach us about combat trauma. Odysseus in America takes up the Odyssey and issues experienced by veterans in coming home from war. For more information on these and other projects, see

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