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  • USAA Returns as Platinum GIFF Sponsor – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    2012 USAA the leading insurance company of the military has once again partnered with the GI Film Festival a non profit organization that showcases the services and sacrifices of those in uniform through the medium of film for the sixth annual GI Film Festival held May 14 20 2012 in Washington D C USAA has become the preferred provider of financial products and services in the military community for 90 years USAA is committed to serving the military their families and veterans who have honorably served our nation What began as a small organization in 1922 has now grown to over 8 million members and is affiliated with various groups that support and benefit the armed forces Among these respected affiliates are the Wounded War Project Vietnam Veterans of America and The Marine Corps Association along with many many more Not only does USAA stand out in superior customer service and exceptional products it has privileged membership available only to service members veterans and their families USAA also offers community programs for military spouses veteran s affairs and financial advice As an avid champion of military service members the GI Film Festival raises awareness for issues facing GIs in and

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  • A soldier tries to find stillness in short narrative – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    In Touch Subscribe Sponsor a GIFF Event Donate Corporate Items Host a GIFF Event A soldier tries to find stillness in short narrative Home News A soldier tries to find stillness in short narrative A soldier tries to find stillness in short narrative GI Film Festival News May 10 2013 Still depicts a veteran of the U S Army coping with transitioning from war The film was made as part of a festival competition known as the Seven Day Shootout Filmmakers had seven days to write shoot and edit a film Though given the time restraints we wanted to tell an earnest story of PTSD while using the film s title as a metaphor for someone that cannot move forward in life The filmmakers Kristin Tunstall and Luke Dye are from Knoxville Tennessee and had a military advisor Chaz Martin on the set Chaz served in the National Guard and was deployed to Iraq Military service ran throughout the film s team The producers grandfather Garnold Green served in Korea in the Coast Guard and makes a cameo in the film The purple heart seen in the film actually belonged to the director s grandfather Ersel Martin who fought in

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  • Remembering the Fallen on April 14 – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    best stories were told about Military family life politics religion camaraderie Esprit de corps and the list is endless Fallen Marine LCPL Opicka I always met Corporal Nelson in the smoke pit he was a very vibrant soul and it was here I started documenting his sense of humor his love for his Country his home state of Wisconsin and his family for a mini series entitled In 400 Days a diary of a Marine rifleman I wanted to immortalized each man s face that I have had the opportunity to served beside I know that life is delicate and that we all understood what we were putting on the line for our Country This was the second tour for Corporal Nelson and me I remember the first tour when our then battalion commander Lt Col Mark A Smith took his entire 2 24 battalion on a hill top in Camp Horno California He told us to look right and left at the faces of our brothers in arms Some of the faces we are looking at may not come back home because we are going to war and as Marines we have always fought our nation s battles with pride and honor No matter how difficult the fight mission accomplishment comes first Corporal Nelson was in Iraq in 2004 for the first national democratic election in Iraq in the most troubled and dangerous region known as the forbidden Triangle of Death which was documented in the GI film festival s founder choice award winning Documentary film The Triangle of Death in 2009 Triangle of Death was directed by Folleh Shar Francis Tamba and produced by Thomas Hartman and Juan Montelongo It also aired on the Discovery Military Channel on veteran s day weekend in 2010 Corporal Nelson was especially

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  • GI Film Festival – Page 4 – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    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 Old Town Theater To Host Festival GI Film Festival Featured Feb 10 2014 GIFF 2014 Finds a Home at Alexandria s Historic Old Town Theater Alexandria VA The GI Film Festival is pleased to announce that Continue Reading Wanted Communications and Marketing Interns GI Film Festival Featured Feb 4 2014 The GI Film Festival is now recruiting interns Do you like to write blogs and watch movies Do you have a love for all things social media 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 ENLISTED from the perspective of former Enlisteds GI Film Festival Featured News Television Jan 9 2014 By Greg Bishop This week Fox Television will premiere Enlisted their new workplace comedy about three brothers Continue Reading The Submission Window is Now Open for GIFF14 GI Film Festival Featured News Uncategorized Jan 2 2014 The GI Film Festival is currently accepting submissions Do you have a film that features

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  • GI Film Festival – Page 5 – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    to Serve as Guest Speaker at GI Film Festival Los Angeles Nov 1 2013 at Walt Continue Reading You Won t Believe Who s Coming on 1 Nov GI Film Festival Featured News Partnerships Uncategorized Oct 18 2013 Inside Tips and Networking Opportunities Abound at GI Film Festival LA s Filmmaker Boot Camp and Veteran Hiring Event Boot Camp Presented in Continue Reading Networking and Vets Jobs Event at GIFF LA GI Film Festival Featured News Uncategorized Oct 10 2013 Inside Tips and Networking Opportunities Abound at GI Film Festival LA s Filmmaker Boot Camp and Veteran Hiring Event Boot Camp Presented in Continue Reading Now Playing The Wereth Eleven GI Film Festival 2013 Films Featured News Oct 4 2013 While attending GIFF LA it may be difficult to navigate through the line up to pick and choose what films to view For a fan of WW2 Continue Reading GIFF Announces LA Event Location GI Film Festival Featured Partnerships Oct 3 2013 The GI Film Festival Announces Second Annual Los Angeles Film Fest November 1 2 2013 to be held 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 GIFF Expands to Accept Screenplays and other new categories GI Film Festival 2014 festival Featured GIFF News News Television Jun 3 2013 Beginning June 7th the GI Film

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  • BREAKING NEWS: GIFF’s SATURDAY NIGHT FILM – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    FILM 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 Nes t on Saturday 11 May at 7 pm during the 7th Annual GI Film Festival The Hornets Nest is a feature length documentary which chronicles the experiences of a father and son who embed with troops in

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  • GIFF and Stripes Forever – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    Donors GIFF Merchandise Get Involved Get In Touch Subscribe Sponsor a GIFF Event Donate Corporate Items Host a GIFF Event GIFF and Stripes Forever Home GIFF 2013 GIFF and Stripes Forever GIFF and Stripes Forever GI Film Festival GIFF 2013 GIFF News Sponsors Apr 12 2013 The GI Film Festival would like to welcome back Stars and Stripes as one of our key media sponsors for this year s festival Stars and Stripes is a newspaper and large media outlet that reaches over 400 000 people every day Their website stripes com is a major source of news of interest to the military It draws a major oversees audience and helps to expand national news to a global audience It has one of the widest distributions of any newspaper covering over 40 countries that hold military bases post services members and embassies Stars and Stripes are firm believers in the mission of GIFF which is to help preserve stories of our service men and women Their goal to help news be more accessible to all those serving oversees is one that GIFF values Their strong presense within the military and international scene is a key factor to our continued success

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  • GI Film Festival – Page 6 – GI Film Festival | Reel Stories! Real Heroes!
    the Continue Reading Wynonna Wins 2013 GI Spirit Award GI Film Festival 2013 Films Appearances Featured Music News Television Apr 27 2013 The GI Film Festival is pleased to announce that five time GRAMMY winner Wynonna Judd will participate in the GI Film Festival which will be Continue Reading JAG Star to Emcee at Canadian Embassy GI Film Festival Featured GIFF 2013 News Television Apr 25 2013 JAG fans take note Actor David James Elliott perhaps best known for creating the iconic character Commander Harmon Rabb Jr in the 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 Disney Broadway Star Christy Carlson Romano to Perform at GIFF GI Film Festival Appearances Featured GIFF News News Apr 22 2013 The GI Film Festival is pleased to announce that Disney and Broadway Star Christy Carlson Romano will perform the National Anthem during the 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 will take place May 6 12 in the Washington DC metro area is pleased to announce that renowned film and television Continue Reading Becoming Better Over Time GI Film Festival News Partnerships Sponsors Apr 19 2013 The GI Film Festival is happy to announce E j Gallo Winery as the official wine for this year s festival Since brothers Ernest and Julio Continue Reading Body of Proof Actor Mark Valley to Receive Award At GIFF GI Film Festival 2013 Films Feature Featured GIFF News News Special Guests Apr 18 2013

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