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  • Voices of MadGhost – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    fellow veterans of 2nd Battalion 24th Marines about the battalion role in the Iraq war Their stories and voices of who they are have unique narrations The 2nd battalion 24th Marines toured Iraq twice in 2004 to 2005 in Iraq s Triangle of Death and 2007 and 2008 in various location around the outskirt of the infamous Fallujah The battalion nick named The Madghost watched the the falling of Iraq fell into secratarian violence and civil war a historical event which will be looked back at years to come When the battalion met war again the toll was costly Their honor courage and commitment was tested but they prevailed I ve heard the Madghost stories of 2nd battalion 24th Marines about meeting war and how they sum up war One of my Marines told me Sergeant I have never had a nightmare never had a bad dream I really don t think a civilian who is not condition to do what we do as Marines will ever understand about killing someone why Marines have to kill people to protect civilians It would be nice if someone put together our voices and experiences of the battalion into a film I told him it would be a great idea and a lot of work and expense to create a film like Voices of MadGhost Second battalion 24th marines bloodied again in Iraq has historical engagments in World War II the Battle of Saipan Tinian Iwo jima Operation Desert Storm Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Plymouth Rock I thought about the film idea Voices of Madghost and I thought what a unique title and concept A definitive film that will put the entire Iraq conflict in a perspective for the American public and the world with a narration of a battalion who was

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  • Folleh Tamba – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    2011 Vithaya Phongsavan The wolfdogfilms team is in Kokopellie Arizona we will fly back to Chicago today to get the final copy of the film Continue Reading Please Support The Triangle Of Death 2 0 on Kickstarter Folleh Tamba 2013 Films Filmmaker Filmmaker Post May 5 2011 What is the purpose of art if that art cannot be experienced by the entire society where it was created because of lack of funding I want to Continue Reading Voices of MadGhost Folleh Tamba 2013 Films Filmmaker Filmmaker Post Uncategorized Apr 27 2011 I have been talking to my fellow veterans of 2nd Battalion 24th Marines about the battalion role in the Iraq war Their stories and voices of Continue Reading The Triangle of Death to Screen at Alabama International Film Festival Folleh Tamba 2013 Films Filmmaker Filmmaker Post Apr 21 2011 One comment A film comes to life because the director has a voice and a passion he wants to share with the entire world Sometimes a film comes to life Continue Reading GI Film Festival Founder s Choice Premieres at NIFF 2011 Folleh Tamba Filmmaker Post Apr 19 2011 2009 Founder s Choice Winner Triangle of Death My producers and

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  • Filmmaker Post – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    the film Continue Reading A Special Website for our Veterans The Frontlines GI Film Festival Filmmaker Filmmaker Post May 10 2011 For my last blog entry before the festival I wanted to introduce folks to a dedicated member of our armed services Capt Nathan Tierney who Continue Reading Please Support The Triangle Of Death 2 0 on Kickstarter Folleh Tamba 2013 Films Filmmaker Filmmaker Post May 5 2011 What is the purpose of art if that art cannot be experienced by the entire society where it was created because of lack of funding I want to Continue Reading Wereth Eleven Director Named Honorary Crewmember of USS Franklin GI Film Festival Filmmaker Filmmaker Post May 5 2011 This has been quite a humbling yet extremely proud week in my professional career I was just notified that I have been made an honorary member Continue Reading Voices of MadGhost Folleh Tamba 2013 Films Filmmaker Filmmaker Post Uncategorized Apr 27 2011 I have been talking to my fellow veterans of 2nd Battalion 24th Marines about the battalion role in the Iraq war Their stories and voices of Continue Reading The Triangle of Death to Screen at Alabama International Film Festival Folleh Tamba 2013 Films Filmmaker Filmmaker Post Apr 21 2011 One comment A film comes to life because the director has a voice and a passion he wants to share with the entire world Sometimes a film comes to life Continue Reading GI Film Festival Founder s Choice Premieres at NIFF 2011 Folleh Tamba Filmmaker Post Apr 19 2011 2009 Founder s Choice Winner Triangle of Death My producers and I were greeted by a great news after we returned from Indiespirit Continue Reading Fortune Favors the Bold in Film GI Film Festival Filmmaker Post Apr 17 2011 Thinking about the craft of

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  • CSI’s Gary Sinise Returns to GIFF 2011 – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    Returns to GIFF 2011 CSI s Gary Sinise Returns to GIFF 2011 GI Film Festival Uncategorized Feb 19 2011 4 comments The GI Film Festival is pleased to announce that Emmy and Golden Globe winning actor Gary Sinise will return to the GI Film Festival in 2011 Mr Sinise will participate in the festival s Congressional Reception to be held Wednesday May 11 2011 Additional details forthcoming Well known for his unwavering commitment to our men and women in uniform Gary Sinise is a former recipient of the GI Film Festival s GI Spirit Award which is presented to an entertainer who embodies the spirit of an American GI in their creative and philanthropic work Sinise received the award during the inaugural GI Film Festival in 2007 previous article next article Comments Closed Comment List DeborahRitter 11 03 2011 thank you for being there military GI Film festival Im fighting a war on terror with black drug pole now even muslims aid is included you want to believe my lance corporal that this was worse than wummit twers the drug people will kill you I didnt want to believe him or I didnt think he was accurate if it werent for the military association of america magazine dav navy tapes now your GI Film Festival notice thinking maybe one of my tapes will surgface to clear the wonderful men that should be in our history books the good guys the terrific guys the guys that gave with their heart soul everything they had inside and out to try and keep ggood people her e in new york and combat this war on terror go down in history books like spitzer bruno bush MajGenRitter Ive never wore so many jewels or bettter clothes part time job in penang 12 03 2011

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  • Award-Winning Actor Gary Sinise Returns to GIFF 2010 – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    and in Brian DePalma s psychological thriller SNAKE EYES Currently Sinise is starring as Det Mack Mac Taylor in CBS s hugely successful CSI NEW YORK produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and Anthony Zuiker He was recently seen in the Fox News documentary ON THE ROAD IN IRAQ WITH OUR TROOPS AND GARY SINISE which highlighted Gary s 4 th USO Tour to the country as well as his numerous humanitarian efforts He was last seen on the big screen in Columbia Pictures THE FORGOTTEN with Julianne Moore and THE HUMAN STAIN for director Robert Benton and Miramax films opposite Anthony Hopkins Nicole Kidman and Ed Harris He also provided the voice of Shaw in Sony s animated feature OPEN SEASON Gary is the executive producer of BROTHERS AT WAR which opened in 2009 This film provides a rare look at the bonds and service of our soldiers on the frontlines and the profound effects their service has on the loved ones they leave behind Sinise recently narrated the Chicago Cubs documentary WE BELIEVE as well as History s 10 part docudrama WWII IN HD In 2008 Gary received the Presidential Citizens Medal which is the second highest civilian honor awarded to citizens for exemplary deeds performed in service of the nation Gary is only the second actor in history to receive it the other Elizabeth Taylor and only 100 people have received this honor in history As a result of Sinise s first two trips to Iraq he started Operation Iraqi Children with subsequent author Laura Hillenbrand Through this charitable organization and with the support of corporate sponsors schools in the United States can visit operationiraqichildren org and learn how to organize their own school drive to collect and send much needed classroom supplies to the children of Iraq Operation Iraqi Children also established the OIC Katrina Relief Fund for people who wish to support sending school supplies and other children s needs to those affected by hurricane Katrina Since 2003 Gary has traveled to Iraq and Afghanistan many times in support of the troops In his travels abroad he also performs with his Lieutenant Dan Band for the USO and for other military and veterans causes His travels include Germany Italy Singapore Diego Garcia South Korea Guantanamo Bay Kuwait The United Arab Emerites England as well as tours around the United States Mr Sinise also serves as the spokesperson for the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial Foundation which is building a memorial for America s 3 million living disabled military veterans At the age of 18 the Chicago native co founded The Steppenwolf Theatre Company of Chicago along with Terry Kinney and Jeff Perry where he served as Artistic Director for seven years He has since starred in over a dozen productions at the renowned theatre including the role of Tom Joad in THE GRAPES OF WRATH for which he garnered a Tony Award nomination and a Drama Desk Award as well as TRUE WEST BALM IN GILEAD

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  • Tinseltown’s Top Experts Networking Event – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    agenda for its annual Guerrilla Finance and Distribution Boot Camp featuring some of Hollywood s top experts in the areas of film finance marketing promotion distribution and more The boot camp sponsored by the Virginia Film Office will take place at the Old Town Theater in Alexandria VA from 8 00 am to 5 00 pm on Friday May 23 2014 Tickets are just 35 for the whole day which includes a light breakfast and lunch A chance to network with industry execs and food is included Wow this is the best deal in DC film industry Check out the bootcamp schedule here 8 00 8 45 am Coffee Klatch Networking coffee and light breakfast included 8 45 9 00 am Welcome Remarks Brandon Millett CEO GI Film Group Introduction of Boot Camp Facilitator Ron Newcomb 9 00 9 30 am Incentives and Tax Credits Andy Edmunds Director Virginia Film Office 9 30 10 30 pm Pitch Perfect How to Attract Investors Steve Dunning Producer Entertainment Investment Advisor 10 30 11 30 am Surviving the Festival Circuit Jon Gann Author Behind the Screens Programmers Reveal How Film Festivals Really Work 11 30 12 30 pm Distribution Dynamics Understanding the Deal for You and Your Investors Matt Battaglia actor Golden Globe nominated Emmy winning producer Matt Battaglia Productions 12 30 1 00 pm Working Lunch light lunch included 1 00 1 45 pm Hiring Union Talent Pat O Donnell Executive Director Washington Mid Atlantic Local SAG AFTRA 1 45 2 30 pm BYOB Be Your Own Brand Brian Iglesias director CHOSIN New York Film Academy 2 30 3 15 pm Publicity in the Digital Age Marc Cohen CMO Cohen Marketing and Consulting VP Publicity for the Harry Potter Film Franchise 300 and many more 3 15 4 00 pm The New

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  • Featured – Page 4 – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    Continue Reading Kardashian to Join National Guard GI Film Festival Appearances Featured News Television Apr 1 2014 In a move that has stunned the entertainment world Kim Kardashian plans a break from a life of fashion and fun to join the US National Guard Continue Reading Surprises Abound at GIFF 14 GI Film Festival Featured News Mar 31 2014 With less than two months to go before the launch of GIFF DC 2014 our 8th annual festival this much we can promise This will be the most Continue Reading Help GIFF bring the Cast of Enlisted to DC GI Film Festival Featured News Partnerships Television Feb 26 2014 The GI Film Festival needs your help We want to bring the cast of Enlisted to DC this May for the 8th annual GI Film Festival For that to Continue Reading Ricky Schroder to Launch GIFF DC on 19 May GI Film Festival 2014 festival Appearances bog Event News Feature Featured FILMS GIFF News Guests Movie News News Special Guests Feb 26 2014 Ricky Schroder is coming back to GIFF The award winning actor and producer who previously received the festival s GI Spirit Award for Continue Reading 3 Films to Beat The Winter Blues Jennifer Brande Aviation bog Featured Film Reviews FILMS Historical Movie News Pilot Feb 25 2014 So are you getting the winter blues with all this snow and cold While you are stuck indoors why don t you check out these military films Continue Reading Four Valentine Movies that you both can agree upon zoe gillespie bog Featured GIFF News Movie News News Uncategorized Feb 14 2014 Because in War and in Love everything is valid So it s that time of the year again when Love is in the air Red is the prominent color in every

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  • Girls Star Driver to be Awarded at GIFF – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    HBO show Girls Then you will love to know that actor Adam Driver a former Marine will be honored during 2014 GI Film Festival on May 24 Driver known for Lincoln 2012 and the HBO show Girls 2012 2015 is set to attend Saturday s prime time red carpet and awards event following a full day of GIFF film screenings and premieres Driver will be presented the 2014 GI Film Festival Veterans in Entertainment Award previous recipients include actors Mark Valley Jon Huertas and James McEachin The Armed Forces are especially important to Driver who served as a United States Marine and now runs a non profit foundation called Arts in the Armed Forces that stages theatrical performances for military personnel Hannah would be totally like OMG Adam You were a Marine Hell Yeah Saturday May 24 is one of the highlight s of the week long GI Film Festival where all film submissions will be awarded following a star studded red carpet outside of the Old Town Theatre in Alexandria VA The purpose of this award is to acknowledge the remarkable contributions of our military veterans to the field of entertainment By focusing on high achieving military veterans in

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