USO San Diego 75 Year Anniversary
Directed by David Romero
USO San Diego has two main locations that help military personnel feel at home when they are away. Countless volunteers have helped serve the military community for much of the USO’s history. The San Diego Airport location has been awarded top honors in the nation and has been widely recognized as the model station for our service people.
David is founder of Eddie Grace Arts & Film, and began his study of film, writing and production at San Diego State University. His professional career spans across multiple media fields, which has included script writing, music production and documentary films. He has helped to design and direct numerous film-based creative and educational programs, along with various musical projects as a producer, songwriter and vocalist. David’s productions have included award-winning documentary films, We The Owners and The Kitchenistas of National City. He is currently in production of two documentary films: Soap Box Racing in America and The Making of Fun! The Funko Funkumentary. Born in San Diego, David’s creative body of work in both film and music have established him as an emerging Southern California artist.
Susan Davis / Air Force Veteran, Local Film Showcase / USA / 2016 / Narrative / 6 minsA man goes to the store and when he returns to his car, he is accused of attacking a woman.
Adrienne Camille / Veteran Filmmaker, Navy, Women / USA / 2016 / Documentary / 4 minsBased on a true story, “Call Me Ma’am” is a visual expression of what it was like to be a new Navy officer from a woman’s point of view. When she first shows up, she’s lost and not welcomed by her subordinates or superiors. Through hard work and dedication, she gains the respect of her crew but must still go to head to head with the tyrant that runs the department. She succeeds at taking over the department and wins his respect as well.
Precedes: USO San Diego 75 Year Anniversary
Austin Lachance / Military Filmmaker, Army, Marine, Navy / USA / 2016 / Narrative / 2 minsOriginally created as a ‘spirit video’ for the 2016 Army vs. Navy Football Game, "Child‘s Play" takes a fun jab at the Naval Academy and the Navy at large by claiming that ‘kids play soldier, not sailor,’ making its point by encapsulating the imagination and thrill children experience while playing soldier. The direction, filming and editing were done by Cadet Austin Lachance. All contributing personnel to this project were active duty military.
Tony Olmos / Local Film Showcase, Military Filmmaker / USA / 2016 / Narrative / 7 minsWhen a long time detective is partnered up with a rookie, they begin to piece together clues to a serial murderer. However, the culprit they're chasing turns out to be someone close to the case.
Preceded by: Once Guilty, Now Innocent, Still Dead
Mark Vizcarra / Korean War, Local Film Showcase / USA / 2017 / Narrative / 19 minsOutnumbered, a U.S. Navy pilot shoots down Soviet fighters supporting North Korea in this true espionage thriller of nuclear superpowers at the brink of World War III in 1952.
Mark Vizcarra / Local Film Showcase, Military Filmmaker / USA / 2017 / Narrative / 15 minsA 19th-century legendary assassin finds himself in the middle of a clash between the cattle barons who hire him and the 20th-century expansion of the west.
Ryan Kelly / Sci Fi, Local Film Showcase, Military Filmmaker / USA / 2016 / Narrative / 8 minsIn the Year 2049, women face enslavement to bring back the male population. Four women embark on a risky journey to escape their current reality. Will it pay off?