Friday, March 07, 2014

Never The Same: The Prisoner Of War Experience

Loretta Swit and former POWs of Japan
The documentary, Never The Same: The Prisoner Of War Experience, will be shown in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The film is narrated by MASH-star actress Loretta Swit. Her all-star supporting cast includes Ed Asner, Alec Baldwin, Jamie Farrell, Robert Forster, Christopher Franciosa, Robert Loggia, Christopher Murray, Don Murray, John O’Hurley, Kathleen Turner, Robert Wagner and Sam Waterson.

More than 20 years in the making, this documentary depicts the experience of American POWs of Imperial Japan during World War II and reveals their indomitable will to survive. Our honored guests at all four screenings will include former POWs, Narrator Loretta Swit and Director Jan Thompson. A brief Q & A session will follow each film.

Film screening times are Friday, March 21 at 7pm; Saturday, March 22 at 3pm and 7pm, and by popular demand, Monday, March 24th at 7pm. Tickets are $12 general admission and may be purchased on-line at , at the Doña Ana Arts Council offices located on the second floor of the Rio Grande Theatre, or at the door. Doors open one half hour before show time.

The Rio Grande Theatre is located at 211 N. Main Street, Las Cruces, New Mexico. For tickets and more information call (575) 523-6403 or visit

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