Boy Came Home
(2007, 24 min.)
Director: Alanis Obomsawin (Abenaki)
A moving portrait of Eugene "Gene Boy" (pronounced
Genie Boy) Benedict, a Vietnam veteran who returns to the Odanak
Indian Reserve near Montreal, Quebec, Canada, after years of self-imposed
exile. Celebrated documentarian Alanis Obomsawin examines the
tragedies of war through the story of Benedict's journey home.
Image credit: Alanis Obomsawin
- Photograph by Jeff Bear. © 2007 Storytellers In Motion.
All right reserved.; Gene Boy with his adopted family. His Great
Aunt and Uncle, Irene Hannis and Louis Hannis and Bobby Benedict.
© 2007 Eugene Benedict. All rights reserved.