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Gene Boy Came Home

Directed by Alanis Obomsawin
Canada, 2007
Documentary, Short

Synopsis

A portrait of Eugene “Gene Boy” (pronounced Genie Boy) Benedict, from Odanak Indian Reserve (near Montreal, Quebec). At 17, adrift and beginning to lose his way, he accepted a dare and enlisted in the US Marines and was sent to the frontlines of the Vietnam War.

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Gene Boy Came Home Directed by Alanis Obomsawin