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Now playing: SLOIFF spotlights running documentaries

SLOIFF featured running documentaries this past weekend.

Vietnam vet and novelist screens documentary

He sits in a multi-colored, plaid shirt, his metal-rimmed glasses resting on his nose. “That’s me,” he says, pointing to one of the soldiers on the cover of the novel he’s clutching. The book is his first novel, “Soldados: Chicanos…