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  • PenFed Joins GIFF – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    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 PenFed Joins GIFF Home News PenFed Joins GIFF 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 marketing campaigns leading up to the May festival and activities throughout the week long event For them it was a no brainer to join a national organization with great military brand recognition Both organizations support the troops Pentagon Federal Credit Union serves over 1 188 193 members in the Air Force Army Coast Guard Navy Marine Corps League Department of Homeland Security Department of Defense defense related companies Veterans of Foreign Wars employee groups and organizations The company was federally chartered in 1935 and serves members worldwide It takes the generosity of sponsors like PenFed to keep this festival on the cultural landscape And we are thrilled one of the military s most trusted financial institutions on board for GIFF DC said GI Film Festival President Brandon Millett With

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  • Video Contest with Cash Prizes Announced – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    There is no submission fee required to participate The top five videos as determined by the festival s panel of judges will be screened at the 2014 GI Film Festival in Washington DC May 19 25 2014 as official selections and will be posted on the GI Film Festival website The top three winning videos will be awarded cash and prizes that include 5 000 and 2 VIP tickets to the 2014 DC GI Film Festival grand prize 3 000 and 2 VIP tickets to the 2014 DC GI Film Festival second prize 1 000 and 2 VIP tickets to the 2014 DC GI Film Festival third prize For contest rules and or to submit a video visit here http gifilmfestival com cvacontest GIFF a 501c3 non profit organization described as Sundance for the Troops preserves the stories of veterans through film television and training GI Film Festival events provide an exceptionally diverse line up of programming covering all branches of service every major conflict and every major film genre while addressing a variety of issues of concern to the veteran community including post traumatic stress homelessness and unemployment The GI Film Festival is all about showcasing the ground truth experience of our men and women in uniform in combat and back on the home front said GI Film Festival co founder and President Brandon Millett With so many veterans coming home after service in Iraq and Afghanistan healthcare is of primary concern for service members and their families We believe this video contest will put the spotlight on what we are doing right and what we need to improve as we seek to take care of those who have sacrificed so much for our country CVA a 501c4 veterans and military families organization works with veterans and military families

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  • GIFF and Cinemark Screening of “Lone Survivor” Packs the House – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    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 heroic true life story of Marcus Luttrell and his fellow Navy SEALS is a smash success at the box office The epic film some have compared to Saving Private Ryan finished first overall in its opening weekend and scored the second biggest January box office open in history But before the film starting smashing box office records GIFF was honored to host a jam packed advanced screening of the film on January 8th in partnership with Cinemark Theatres the world s second largest theater chain in Temple Texas at the brand new Cinemark Temple Theatre During the event which was heavily attended by Fort Hood soldiers including guest speaker Command Sergeant Major Antoine Overstreet U S Army Operational Test Command GIFF also presented short film screenings of award winning short films Telegram Man and Spitfire 944 All three films which were screened in Cinemark s X D theatre were universally praised What a privilege it was to be able to present this instant military classic before it s national release If we could package the mission and spirit of the GI Film Festival into one movie this would be it Certainly given the response of our audience on January 8th we are not surprised at all by the film s tremendous early success Nor are we surprised that our own GI Film Festival presentations received such a positive response stated GI Film Festival co founder and president Brandon Millett We are so grateful to Cinemark not only for hosting this event but for the company s steadfast support of our men and women in uniform Cinemark was pleased to provide the screening for our

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  • Tickets on Sale now for the Annual Charity Auction! – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    now for the Annual Charity Auction Home News Tickets on Sale now for the Annual Charity Auction 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 Socialites will host an unforgettable event the 2nd annual Officer and an Auction Stars and Studs charity bachelor auction Held at the prestigious Embassy of Austria the evening will include an open beer and wine bar live entertainment sumptuous hand passed appetizers delicious desserts celebrity guests and a silent auction The event will take place from 7 pm 10 pm Items for auction include a signed Clint Eastwood poster signed Jerry Bruckheimer poster signed AC DC guitar spa gift certificates jewelry a vacation house in Mexico for a week with 6 friends and more Bring your highest bid to win a dinner date with the single gentleman of your choice or come to test your luck on great raffle prizes free open bar appetizers and more Dress is cocktail attire Space is limited RSVP online to get advance prices on ticketing 50

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  • Do you Have what it takes? – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    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 Do you Have what it takes Home Featured Do you Have what it takes 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 are asked to walk the catwalk and allow onlookers to bid on them for a dinner date at one of DC s hottest restaurants GIFF has partnered with local restaurants who are providing free dinners to the winning couples This year the auction will take place on Friday January 17 2014 at the Embassy of Austria in Washington DC Last year s event sold out weeks after tickets went on sale and this year is expected to beat last year s record Military bachelors who are interested in participating should contact Wendy at info gifilmfestival com The deadline is December 16 2013 to sign up Proceeds from the event return to the non profit to help reserve

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  • GIFF Announces LA Event Location – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    The Walt Disney Studios Sundance for the Troops to Feature Best of GIFF Film Screenings New Premieres and Workshops Dedicated to Helping Military Veterans Find Success in Entertainment Arlington Virginia The GI Film Festival a community partner of the Hollywood studio driven Got Your Six military support campaign and the nation s only military film festival announced today that it will host its second annual GI Film Festival Los Angeles November 1 2 2013 at The Walt Disney Studios in Burbank CA GIFF a 501c3 non profit organization described as Sundance for the Troops preserves the stories of veterans through film television and training GIFF LA will feature best of GIFF award winning film screenings from previous GIFF festivals new film premieres from military veteran filmmakers and workshops dedicated to helping military veterans find success in entertainment This is a proud moment for the festival and the hundreds of filmmakers who have contributed their creative work in service of the arts and our country said GI Film Festival co founder Brandon Millett We are so honored to bring the GI Film Festival to one of the most storied and accomplished studios in the history of Hollywood GI Film Festival events provide an exceptionally diverse line up of programming covering all branches of service every major conflict and every major film genre while addressing a variety of issues of concern to the veteran community including post traumatic stress homelessness and unemployment GIFF LA 2013 will be conducted in collaboration with Disney s Heroes Work Here Veterans initiative dedicated to providing employment and volunteer opportunities for veterans as well as financial sponsorship to support veterans education Film Line up Click here for more details on GIFF LA including the film line up http gifilmfestival com gi film festival los angeles Sponsorship Some

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  • GIFF Partners with Operation Gratitude in LA – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    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 partners at Operation Gratitude Operation Gratitude is a non profit volunteer based organization whose mission is to lift morale bring a smile to a service member s face and express to our Military and their families the appreciation and support of the American people Annually the organization sends 100 000 care packages filled with snacks toiletries entertainment and handmade items plus personal letters of appreciation addressed to individually named U S Service Members deployed in harm s way to their Children left behind and to Veterans First Responders Wounded Warriors and their Care Givers Through Collection Drives Letter Writing Campaigns Craft Projects and Donations of funds for shipping expenses Operation Gratitude provides civilians anywhere in America a way to express their respect and appreciation to the men and women of the U S Military through active hands on Volunteerism Supported by First Lady Obama Ben Affleck Ed Asner Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna the non profit will send its One

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  • GIFF Joins Got Your Six! – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    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 recognizes both local and regional non profit organizations that support the veteran community and their families by highlighting their capabilities as leaders The GI Film Festival is being recognized for its role in bridging the gap between the civilian and military communities The

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