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  • G.I. Film Festival 2010 Announces Winning Films – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    including 22 world premieres The films covered every major military conflict with themes ranging from courage and sacrifice on the battlefield to the struggles of homelessness and post traumatic stress on the home front Complete film descriptions trailers and filmmaker bios are available at http www gifilmfestival com trailers Two Iraq War veterans created Chosin named the Best Feature Documentary Brian Iglesias and Anton Sattler lived out of a van and operated on a shoestring budget to complete their documentary which chronicles one of the most savage battles in American history the Korean War s Chosin Reservoir Campaign General Walter Sharp Commander of U S Forces Korea introduced the film to an audience that included a group of Chosin veterans The story behind the making of Chosin is as fascinating as the film itself said G I Film Festival co founder Brandon Millett We were honored not only to screen the world premiere of Chosin but to also have the real heroes from the film in our audience This is what separates the G I Film Festival from the rest We don t just screen films we create experiences In addition to film screenings the G I Film Festival recognized real world heroes during a Congressional reception Two Bronze Star recipients Army Reserve Staff Sgt Jamyn Peterson and Army Reserve Sgt Brian Hawthorne were honored by the festival with the G I Hero Award for their incredible acts of bravery in combat During the G I Film Festival s Salute to Hollywood Patriots event Captain Dale Dye received the G I Choice Award for his significant contribution to military films as an actor and military technical advisor Actor Ricky Schroder received the G I Spirit Award for his support and contributions to the military community including Starting Strong a new

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  • Band “Drowning Pool” Partners with Fourth Annual G.I. Film Festival – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    at 35 on The Billboard 200 3 on Billboard s Hard Rock and 5 on Billboard s Top Independent Albums charts in its first week The band also donated a signed guitar and other items that will be raffled off during the May 11 16 G I Film Festival at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington DC We re honored to offer this track through the GI Film Festival and to our friends in and the supporters of the military whose strength and perseverance inspire us In releasing this record we are extending our thanks to the troops for all that they do for us and are happy that Feel Like I Do seems to resonate with our friends in the warrior community to unite them after their experiences said Drowning Pool s Mike Luce Said G I Film Festival co founder Brandon Millett We re excited to partner with Drowning Pool The band s music and philosophy of giving back to our troops compliment our event Following their first hit with Bodies in 2001 Drowning Pool developed a special relationship with the military and their families eventually visiting and performing for the soldiers in Kuwait and Iraq in 2005 and 2006 respectively They were also instrumental in the passing of the Lane Evans Mental Health Care Reform providing better mental health care for our veterans During a trip to Capitol Hill they presented then Senator Barack Obama with a petition which helped to pass the Lane Evans Mental Health Care Reform which he sponsored in the Senate and went on to become law supporting the medical rights for our returning warriors Drowning Pool engaged in a tour of South Korea for MWR The US Army s Family morale welfare and recreation organization and on Memorial Day 2009 they

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  • News – Page 11 – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    Robbin GIFF 2013 News Sponsors Uncategorized Mar 20 2013 The GI Film Festival would like to welcome back The Gary Sinise Foundation as a Gold Sponsor for this year s festival Mr Sinise has been Continue Reading Washington Examiner Back as Media Sponsor GI Film Festival GIFF 2013 News Uncategorized Mar 18 2013 The GI Film Festival is happy to announce The Washington Examiner as a media sponsor for the 7th annual festival The Examiner is one of DC s Continue Reading Now Accepting Submissions for the Heroes Remembered Voices of the Korean War Oral History Project GI Film Festival Featured Filmmaker GIFF News News Partnerships Oct 10 2012 The Department of Defense 60th Anniversary of Korean War Commemoration Committee and the GI Film Festival Are Now Accepting Submissions for the Continue Reading Filmmaker Friday THE RED MACHINE Receives Worldwide Recognition GI Film Festival Filmmaker GIFF News Movie News News Uncategorized Oct 5 2012 THE RED MACHINE team has been very busy since winning the Founder s Choice Award at the 2012 GI Film Festival in Washington DC After a Continue Reading An Awesome First Day as a P A GI Film Festival GIFF News News Sep 12 2012 Last week I had the opportunity to act as a PA that s Hollywood speak for Production Assistant on a commercial shoot for the 60th Anniversary Continue Reading GI Film Festival Adds Category for Young Filmmakers GI Film Festival Awards Featured Filmmaker GIFF News News Jul 9 2012 GI Film Festival Adds Category for Young Filmmakers Contact D Ann Long 951 315 6534 or Laura Law Millett 800 928 6307 ext 101 Continue Reading Actors from Lifetime s Army Wives to Receive GI Family Award at the 2012 GI Film Festival GI Film Festival Appearances Awards Event News GIFF News Guests

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  • News – Page 10 – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    From Battlefields to Farmfields with Dulanie Ellis GI Film Festival 2013 Films Doc Featured Filmmaker GIFF 2013 GIFF News Inspirational Recovery Apr 17 2013 Ground Operation Battlefields to Farmfields by filmmaker Dulanie Ellis is a compelling story about veterans who have embraced new careers in Continue Reading The Secret life of a GIFF Intern GI Film Festival Featured GIFF 2013 intern News Apr 17 2013 For as long as can remember I have been a film fanatic To me going to a theater and getting lost in the acting action love and drama that a Continue Reading Robert Duvall Asks for Your Help to Support GIFF GI Film Festival Featured News Partnerships Sponsors Uncategorized Apr 16 2013 Actor Robert Duvall believes that our service men and women should be portrayed with respect and their stories preserved for posterity That is Continue Reading Making Honorable Journey with Stephen Menick GI Film Festival Doc Drama Family Drama Featured GIFF 2013 GIFF News Historical Inspirational News War Apr 16 2013 In Honorable Journey filmmaker Stephen Menick examines the plight of Japanese Americans who were relocated to internment camps after the attack Continue Reading Exploring Saints and Soldiers Airborne Creed with Ryan Little GI Film Festival 2013 Films Family Drama Featured Filmmaker GIFF 2013 WW2 Apr 15 2013 The Army s 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team provides the context for Saints and Soldiers Airborne Creed directed by Ryan Little Continue Reading BREAKING NEWS GIFF s SATURDAY NIGHT FILM GI Film Festival Featured GIFF 2013 GIFF News News Apr 12 2013 Filmmakers Christian Tureaud and David Salzberg will screen their film The Hornets Nest on Saturday 11 May at 7 pm during the 7th Annual GI Film Continue Reading The Flight for Honor GI Film Festival 2013 Films Filmmaker GIFF News News WW2 Apr 11

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  • Sponsors – Page 2 – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    gently grab a veteran Step three make a video Step four Win thousands in cash Is it that Continue Reading PenFed Joins GIFF GI Film Festival News Sponsors Apr 2 2014 The Pentagon Federal Credit Union recently joined GI Film Festival DC as an official Platinum Sponsor PenFed will take part in multiple Continue Reading GIFF Goes to West Point GI Film Festival Featured News Partnerships Uncategorized Apr 1 2014 Twenty years after graduating from the United States Military Academy GIFF co founder Laura Law Millett returned to her alma mater to present 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 Video Contest with Cash Prizes Announced GI Film Festival Featured News Partnerships Jan 16 2014 Concerned Veterans For America and the GI Film Festival Announce New Short Video Contest The Continue Reading GIFF and Cinemark Screening of Lone Survivor Packs the House GI Film Festival Featured News Partnerships Jan 13 2014 GIFF and Cinemark Co Host Jam Packed Advanced Screening of Lone Survivor NBC Universal s new release Lone Survivor which documents the Continue Reading Tickets on Sale now for the Annual Charity Auction GI Film Festival News Partnerships Jan 13 2014 An Officer And An Auction Stars Studs For one magical evening on Friday 17 January the GI Film Group in partnership with Sip with Continue Reading Do you Have what it takes GI Film Festival Featured News Partnerships Dec 3 2013 The GI Film Festival is looking for a few good men for its annual charity bachelor auction Current or former military bachelors

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  • Sponsors – Page 3 – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    at The Walt Disney Studios Sundance for Continue Reading GIFF Partners with Operation Gratitude in LA GI Film Festival Featured News Partnerships Aug 29 2013 Veterans who attend the GI Film Festival LA event in early November will have a happy surprise waiting for them care packages from GIFF s Continue Reading GIFF Joins Got Your Six GI Film Festival Featured News Partnerships Jul 11 2013 The GI Film Festival GIFF is proud to announce its partnership with the Got Your 6 Community Champions program The Got Your 6 program Continue Reading O CANADA Laura Lynn 2013 Films GIFF News Special Guests Sponsors May 9 2013 Last Wednesday I traveled to foreign soil without ever leaving the United States of America You may be asking yourself How is that possible Continue Reading My not so Secret Life as a Pin Up Girl GI Film Festival 2013 Films GIFF News News Partnerships Sponsors May 5 2013 I ve always wanted to be a classy World War II pin up girl for Halloween but I was never able to find the perfect outfit don the perfect Continue Reading GIFF Inspires a Family and a Company to Service GI Film Festival GIFF News News Partnerships Sponsors Apr 25 2013 SAIC Employees Relate to GIFF For the third year in a row Ned and his wife Linda are volunteering for the GI Film Festival the first festival Continue Reading The Military Times Supports GIFF Jeff Robbin GIFF News News Sponsors Apr 24 2013 The GI Film Festival would like announce The Military Times as a media Sponsor for this year s festival The Military Times prides itself on Continue Reading Renowned Actor Director Mykelti Williamson Joins GIFF13 GI Film Festival Featured GIFF News News Sponsors Television Apr 19 2013 The GI Film Festival which

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  • Sponsors – Page 5 – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    for our 7th Continue Reading Canadian Company Supports International Night at GIFF Jeff Robbin 2013 Films Sponsors Uncategorized Mar 27 2013 The GI Film Festival is glad to welcome the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers as a Gold Sponsor for this years festival CAPP is the Continue Reading The Legion Shares Mission of GIFF Jeff Robbin GIFF 2013 News Sponsors Uncategorized Mar 25 2013 GI Film Festival is honored to have the American Legion back with us as a Silver Sponsor for this year s festival The American Legion was Continue Reading Wow Another year of support from Military Com Jeff Robbin GIFF 2013 Partnerships Sponsors Uncategorized Mar 21 2013 The GI Film Festival is proud to announce the return of the Military com as a Gold Media Sponsor for this year s festival Military com is the Continue Reading Gary Sinise Foundation Provides GIFF Support Jeff Robbin GIFF 2013 News Sponsors Uncategorized Mar 20 2013 The GI Film Festival would like to welcome back The Gary Sinise Foundation as a Gold Sponsor for this year s festival Mr Sinise has been Continue Reading Now Accepting Submissions for the Heroes Remembered Voices of the Korean War Oral History Project GI

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  • The VA Experience: A GIFF and CVA Video Contest – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    Festival and CVA may in their sole and exclusive discretion determine that not enough or no eligible entrants exist and then may either suspend or terminate the campaign or modify it or any parts thereof in any equitable manner that they deem appropriate in their sole and exclusive discretion including without limitation by not awarding any one or more of the prizing set forth in these rules The GI Film Festival and CVA will not be responsible for lost late incomplete stolen misdirected undelivered delayed inaccurate garbled or illegible entries or materials or for any computer telephone cable network satellite electronic or internet hardware or software malfunctions failures connections or availability or for garbled or jumbled transmissions or for service provider Internet Website usenet accessibility or availability traffic congestion or unauthorized human intervention or for inaccurate capture of any information or the failure to capture any such information Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt Entrant warrants that they are the sole creator author and owner of the submission and that they have the full right and authority to submit the entry Entrant further warrants that no rights in or to the submission have been granted previously and that publishing the submission will not violate any personal or property of rights of any third party including but not limited to copyright and rights of privacy or publicity As conditions of entry into the GI Film Festival and CVA film contest and by uploading an entry each Entrant warrants and represents that uploaded Entry a is your original work b does not infringe upon the copyrights trademarks rights of privacy publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity c that you have obtained permission from a person who s name likeness or voice is used in the Video or Music and d and that publication of the Video or Music via various media including Web posting will not infringe on the rights of any third party rights Any such entrant will indemnify and hold harmless the GI Film Festival and CVA from any claims to the contrary Employees officers and directors of each of the GI Film Festival and CVA as well as members of their immediate families children siblings or households whether or not related are not eligible to participate in the program By entering this video contest and to the extent allowed by law entrants grant the GI Film Festival and CVA and each of their affiliates licensees promotional partners and third party marketing entities the absolute right and permission to edit modify cut rearrange add to delete from copy reproduce translate dub adapt publish exploit and use the content of and elements embodied in the Video Submissions entries and the entries themselves in perpetuity in any and all media including but not limited to digital and electronic media computer audio and audiovisual media whether now existing or hereafter devised in any language throughout the world and in any

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