VMF Film and Book Recommendations February 2024


Taking Chance Poster

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Taking Chance, starring Kevin Bacon as a Marine officer who volunteered to escort the body of a 19-year-old Marine killed in Iraq home to Wyoming. Beautifully heartbreaking. Based on real-life events. 2009, HBO, NR, 1 hr 17 min. Available on Amazon.


Prequel Book Cover

Prequel: An American Fight Against Fascism, award-winning author and host of  MSNBC’s The Rachael Maddow was inspired by her research for the podcast Ultra. Ms. Maddow follows the rise of far-right extremism in the United States. Crown, 2023. Available wherever books are sold.