The Trauma Cycle
“The Trauma Cycle” is a documentary film that examines the process of healing from post-traumatic stress disorder in American combat veterans. The film uses unconventional storytelling techniques to emphasize the impact of meditation, art, and love in the process of healing. The film is directed by Justice Whitaker, who was born and raised on the Central Coast. Justice is dedicated to advancing social justice through his work as a writer and is invested in sharing his craft with young creators in the interest of expanding the reach of cinematic storytelling.