‘Awake’ is a short narrative drama following a soldier’s journey battling PTSD after recently returning from combat. Returning to ‘every day’ routines with his loving wife, he struggles to face with the most challenging decision of his life. ‘Awake’ was produced, directed, and written by Connie Cocchia. The film was accepted into six festivals, including the Boston Film Festival, and won Best First Time Director at the California Film Awards in 2013.

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Jason Maxim

Victoria Vertuga

Israel Wright

Billy Wagenseller