Reconciling the human capacity for love with our unending ability to kill with purpose is a continuing preoccupation for our species, and one that Sisters in Arms probes with delicate restraint as it shows us women as mothers and life-givers, as well as women as lethal weapons. ~Katherine Monk, National Movie Critic, Postmedia

“One to watch may be writer-director-producer Beth Freeman” ~Malcolm Parry

CONTACT: Beth Freeman, Director –  [email protected]


October 1, 2013 Sisters in Arms is featured on the BBC Radio 4 website as part of their Women at War program airing October 8

March 15, 2013 Sisters in Arms has partnered with New York based film distribution organisation  Women Make Movies, an organization which facilitates the production, promotion, distribution and exhibition of independent films by and about women.

January 25, 2013 Sisters in Arms featured in New York Times article on the new ruling by the Pentagon to lift the ban on women in combat roles in the US military

January 24, 2013 Sisters in Arms soldiers featured in Wall Street Journal article on the new ruling by the Pentagon to lift the ban on women in combat roles in the US military

July 2011: Tamar Freeman received a Chief of Defense Staff commendation for her tour with Operation Medusa in Afghanistan.

October 13-16 2011 Official Selection THE OTHER VENICE FILM FESTIVAL Venice Beach, California,.

May 26-29 2011 Sisters in Arms is nominated for a 2011 Golden Sheaf Award at the Yorkton Film Festival in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada.

March 10 2011 Department of National Defense article on Sisters in Arms screenings for International Women’s Day

March 5 2011 – 8:15 AM PST Steve Darling interview with Director Beth Freeman on Global News (BC) in the lead up to the screening on March 6 @6PM at the Vancity Theatre as part of the Vancouver Women in Film Festival.

March 3 2011 Georgia Straight article on Women in Film Festival talks about Sisters in Arms (page 72)

February 25 2011 Katherine Monk, National Movie Critic, Postmedia, reviewed Sisters in Arms including an interview with Director Beth Freeman

January 30, 2011 Cover Story in the Toronto Star featuring interviews with the subjects from Sisters in Arms and Director Beth Freeman.  The article compares the situation for female soldiers in combat in Canada to that of the US.

November 11, 2010 – 1:40 PM PST streaming on CKNW AM980
Interview with Director Beth Freeman and sister Corporal Tamar Freeman on Remembrance Day

November 9, 2010 – 6:40 AM PST on CBC Radio 690 AM
Rick Cluff interview with Director Beth Freeman on the Early Edition

November 5, 2010 – interview plays regularly Nov 5 – 9 on NEWS 1130
Director Beth Freeman interviewed

November 4, 2010   Shaw’s URBAN RUSH feature interview with Director Beth Freeman & sister Tamar – 5PM 7PM 11PM & November 5 noon.  Also airing in Victoria and Calgary

October 29, 2010  Vancouver Courier cover story

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SIAPressRelease OCT 27 2010