Author Archives: Lisa Gilman

About Lisa Gilman

I am a professor of Folklore and English at George Mason University. This is my first film project though I've been working for several years on a project with veterans about music and war. I also do research in Malawi on dance, gender, and politics.

Jan. 24, 2018: Joint Screening of Grounds for Resistance and A Soldier’s Home in Eugene, Oregon!

Veterans Speak: Identity, Community, Resistance, Disruption Please join us on January 24 (5:30-8:30 pm) in 145 Straub Hall on the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon Campus for the screening of A Soldier’s Home by U.S. Army veteran Andrew McLaughlin … Continue reading

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My Music, My War: The Listening Habits of U.S. Troops in Iraq and Afghanistan

Hi everyone. My book about music in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars is out. This is the project I was working on when I discovered Coffee Strong. Many of you who find the film interesting may also be interested in … Continue reading

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Price reduced to $10

I just dropped the price of the film to $10, basically enough to cover the expenses of producing and mailing the film. If you’d like a copy and this is still too expensive, let me know. I’ll make sure you … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2014 Screening

The Quakers in the Honolulu Friends Meetinghouse have scheduled a screening of Grounds for Resistance for Memorial Day 2014. 

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Update April 2014

Greetings. Since the film received distribution from Film Media Group in Fall 2012, I haven’t put much effort into organizing screenings or distributing the film to individuals, mostly because I was out of the country for eight months and have … Continue reading

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Screening at What is Documentary conference in Portland, April 26, 2014

Grounds for Resistance will be screened at the” What is Documentary?” conference in Portland, OR on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from  11:45am-1:00pm. It will be the lunch screening, so folks can enjoy sandwiches while watching it in Room 142/144 of the University … Continue reading

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Films Media Group to Distribute Grounds for Resistance

Grounds for Resistance: Stories of War, Sacrifice, and Good Coffee has been picked up (and slightly renamed) by Films Media Group for academic distribution. If you feel compelled, please ask your public and university libraries to order the film. Here is … Continue reading

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Youtube interview with filmmaker at Seattle True Independent Film Festival

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Next Screening on Aug. 20, 2012 in Vancouver, Washington.

August 20, 3:30 PM. Vancouver, Washington. Columbia Gorge International Film Venue: Popculture. 1929 Main Street. Vancouver, Washington. Please join us for the screening if you are in the area and help spread the word.

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Columbia Gorge International Film Festival–Next Screening

Grounds for Resistance will screen at the Columbia Gorge International Film Festival in Vancouver, Washington Aug. 15-19, 2012. I’ll post details once the schedule has been finalized. In the meantime, visit this website for information about the festival:

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