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Newsday Features The Long Ride Home Movie

LI movie buzz: Shy Shia, Courageous Kevin

By Rafer Guzman of Newsday

THE MOVIE “The Long Ride Home”

THE DEAL Tom Wright‘s documentary tells the story of Patchogue native Kevin Mincio, a youngGoldman Sachs executive who put his career on hold to join the Army after 9/11. He survived a tour in Iraq and returned to the United States to start Team Jesse, a foundation named after his fallen friend Staff Sgt. Jesse Williams that helps the families of deceased soldiers. Mincio, who now lives in Mercer Island, Wash., will return home to speak at two Memorial Day screenings.

INFO Monday at 2 and 5 p.m. at Plaza Media & Arts Center, 20 Terry St., Patchogue. Tickets are $13. 631-438-0083; plazamac.org. Proceeds will benefit Team Jesse.