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  • Special Workshop – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    Items Host a GIFF Event About Our Team Advisory Committee Press Best of Fest The Festival Buy Passes Schedule Sponsors Travel Hotel Venues and Locations Sponsors Give Donate Donors GIFF Merchandise Get Involved Get In Touch Subscribe Sponsor a GIFF Event Donate Corporate Items Host a GIFF Event Special Workshop Home Special Workshop Healing Wounds Through Filmmaking Linda Lowry Fillmaker Workshop Filmmaker Special Workshop Uncategorized Workshops Wounded Warrior Mar 19

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  • Workshops – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    and Locations Sponsors Give Donate Donors GIFF Merchandise Get Involved Get In Touch Subscribe Sponsor a GIFF Event Donate Corporate Items Host a GIFF Event Workshops Home Workshops Healing Wounds Through Filmmaking Linda Lowry Fillmaker Workshop Filmmaker Special Workshop Uncategorized Workshops Wounded Warrior Mar 19 2013 If you were to view the GI Film Festival website you would read the following description The GI Film Festival GIFF is a 501

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  • Wounded Warrior – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    Items Host a GIFF Event About Our Team Advisory Committee Press Best of Fest The Festival Buy Passes Schedule Sponsors Travel Hotel Venues and Locations Sponsors Give Donate Donors GIFF Merchandise Get Involved Get In Touch Subscribe Sponsor a GIFF Event Donate Corporate Items Host a GIFF Event Wounded Warrior Home Wounded Warrior Healing Wounds Through Filmmaking Linda Lowry Fillmaker Workshop Filmmaker Special Workshop Uncategorized Workshops Wounded Warrior Mar 19

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  • GI Film Festival Announces Filmmaker Boot Camp Agenda – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    Film Festival Announces Filmmaker Boot Camp Agenda Home Filmmaker GI Film Festival Announces Filmmaker Boot Camp Agenda GI Film Festival Announces Filmmaker Boot Camp Agenda GI Film Festival Filmmaker Guests News Workshops Apr 11 2011 One comment On Friday May 13th from 9 00 am to 5 30 pm the GI Film Festival will feature a Filmmaker Boot Camp hosted by GI Film Festival Chairman Stephen K Bannon at the

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  • Bond…James Bond – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    recently made friend Joe Mantegna whose an actor and director and he said Sonny you ve got to submit to GI Film Festival And I said Okay when is it due And he said Tomorrow LL Laughs Nothing like Scrambling SONNY So I submitted This is on a Wednesday and Friday I heard They said We want you LL Wow that was quick Usually festivals do not turn around that quickly Why don t you tell me a little more about your film SONNY Well the film I am showing at GIFF is about the 140 000 African Americans who went to England in the build up to D Day and essentially discovered what it felt like to be American because there was no color bar in England I mean they were welcomed into people s homes into the bars they had big signs you know Welcome Blacks We Love You Cause they were welcomed as liberators So it s those experiences which essentially when they came back to the U S they became leaders in the incipient civil rights movement Because they had seen what it looked like and what it felt like to be equal among whites And they were if not in their lifetime at least their children or grandchildren s lifetime were gonna make it so And so the story I tell essentially is begins with that story arc and ends with President Obama as the Commander in Chief LL Now how did you come about the story SONNY Well you know it s funny because that was my second and this is my third one that I m working on now the Holocaust story And each story kinda finds you differently I had done one on Filipino infantry regime soldiers which premiered on PBS in

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  • Devane to Receive GI Choice Award at GIFF – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    play number of classic military figures throughout his distinguished career including his portrayal of a Vietnam Veteran in Flag of My Father said GI Film Festival President Brandon Millett Perhaps best known for his portrayal of President John F Kennedy in The Missiles of October for which he received an Emmy nomination and his decade long leading role on the show Knots Landing Devane has also portrayed a number of military characters in film including Master Sergeant Milt Warden in the television version of From Here to Eternity and Major Charles Rane in the feature film Rolling Thunder among others In Flag of my Father Devane portrays Vietnam Veteran Jake Rainer Flag of My Father is one of 31 film premieres celebrating our country s servicemen and women to be screened by GIFF in 2011 Film topics featured during the festival include the 60 th Anniversary of the Korean War the War in Afghanistan World War II Vietnam and issues facing military families and returning GIs The festival will also host an international block of films from Denmark Holland Australia New Zealand and Canada at the Canadian Embassy and will debut a revolutionary interactive film technology that allows the audience to participate in how the movie plot unfolds The week long festival held during Armed Forces Appreciation Month will bring Hollywood and the military together to create a venue for artists to tell the story of the American soldier both past and present The festival will also include seminars and nightly events including a launch party Congressional reception Wounded Warrior Appreciation Night A Salute to Hollywood Patriots a Hollywood premier screening a Best of the GI Film Festival awards ceremony and a Filmmaker Boot Camp hosted by GI Film Festival Chairman and award winning filmmaker Stephen K Bannon For more information and a full schedule of events please visit www gifilmfestival com About William Devane William Devane is an Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actor from Albany NY He began his career on stage where he originated the role of Randall McMurphy in One Flew over the Cuckoo s Nest a role made famous by Jack Nicholson later He captivated audiences for over ten years as the villainous Greg Sumner on the hit drama Knot s Landing After Knots he returned to primetime television in Lois Clark The New Adventures of Superman The West Wing 24 and Stargate SG 1 Devane s big screen credits include Payback opposite Mel Gibson and Space Cowboys with Clint Eastwood and Tommy Lee Jones and Hollow Man with Kevin Bacon Bill is also a decorated polo player and owner of a chain of Italian restaurants aptly named Devane s About the GI Film Festival The GI Film Festival a 501 c 3 non profit public education foundation is the first and only film festival in the nation dedicated to the American Armed Forces Co founded by Brandon Millett and Laura Law Millett the festival s mission is to honor the successes and sacrifices of

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  • Award-Winning Actress Glenn Close to Premiere Doc Short at GIFF – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    Drama Series and has been nominated for both a 2010 Golden Globe and SAG Award She won a Golden Globe Award and received a SAG nomination for her riveting performance on the show last season Prior to Damages Close won rave reviews and an Emmy nomination for her portrayal of Captain Monica Rawling in a season long story arc on FX s Emmy winning series The Shield Glenn Close made her feature film debut in George Roy Hill s The World According to Garp Her performance in the film earned her awards from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association and the National Board of Review as well as an Academy Award nomination She was subsequently Oscar nominated for her performances in Lawrence Kasdan s The Big Chill Barry Levinson s The Natural Adrian Lyne s smash Fatal Attraction and Stephen Frears Dangerous Liaisons for which she was also a BAFTA Award nominee Close s other films include Richard Marquand s Jagged Edge Barbet Schroeder s Reversal of Fortune Franco Zeffirelli s Hamlet István Szabó s Meeting Venus Ron Howard s The Paper Stephen Herek s 101 Dalmatians Kevin Lima s 102 Dalmatians Wolfgang Petersen s Air Force One Robert Altman s Cookie s Fortune Rose Troche s The Safety of Objects Merchant Ivory s Le Divorce Chris Terrio s Heights Rodrigo García s Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her and Nine Lives and Lajos Koltai s Evening She has been nominated eight other times for a Golden Globe Award winning for Damages and her performance in Andrei Konchalovsky s television adaptation of The Lion in Winter which also earned her a SAG Award The latter is among the television projects that have brought her ten Emmy Award nominations with a win for her portrayal of real life hero Margarethe Cammermeyer in Jeff Bleckner s Serving in Silence The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story which Close executive produced Her other notable films for television include Jack Hofsiss taped staging of The Elephant Man Randa Haines Something About Amelia Jack Gold s Stones for Ibarra Christopher Reeve s In the Gloaming for which she won a CableACE Award and Richard Pearce s musical remake of South Pacific in which she starred and sang as Nellie Forbush and which she executive produced She executive produced and starred thrice opposite Christopher Walken in the Sarah Plain and Tall trilogy directed alternately by Glenn Jordan and Joseph Sargent She likewise executive produced and starred in The Ballad of Lucy Whipple directed by Jeremy Kagan Glenn Close made her professional theater and Broadway debut in Harold Prince s revival of Love for Love Other early stage credits include Paul Giovanni s The Crucifer of Blood and Simone Benmussa s adaptation of The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs for which she won an Obie Award Close s first Tony Award nomination came for her role in Joe Layton s musical Barnum and she subsequently won Tony Awards for her performances in The Real Thing and Death

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  • GI Film Festival – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    21st advance screening in Washington D C of the new film Act of Valor Simply fill Continue Reading USAA Returns as Platinum GIFF Sponsor GI Film Festival Sponsors Feb 14 2012 USAA the leading insurance company of the military has once again partnered with the GI Film Festival a non profit organization that showcases Continue Reading G I Film Festival Announces Ground Breaking Partnership with The Military Channel GI Film Festival News Television Feb 9 2011 G I Film Festival Announces Ground Breaking Partnership with The Military Channel Now American Heroes Channel Select Best of the GI Film Continue Reading G I Film Festival 2010 Announces Winning Films GI Film Festival News May 18 2010 G I Film Festival 2010 Announces Winning Films Concludes Successful Fourth Year of Screenings Stars and Saluting the Military May 18 2010 Continue Reading Award Winning Actress Glenn Close to Premiere Doc Short at GIFF GI Film Festival Guests May 10 2010 The GI Film Festival is pleased to announce that Emmy Golden Globe and Tony Award winning actress Glenn Close has joined the GI Film Festival Continue Reading Ryan Conklin Iraq Vet and Real World Star to Join GIFF 2010 GI Film Festival Guests

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