Best Film and People’s Choice Award
The Letter: 100 Words From Home
Film Maker – Claiborne Lashley
The films depicts the reading of a letter from home to a soldier while progressing through the environs of several different wars, starting with the U.S. Civil War and ending with the first Gulf War in Iraq. The letter contains exactly 100 words, and serves to portray that despite the time or the uniform or the nature of the military conflict, the reason for and the existence of war generates the same hardships and sentiments throughout time.