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GI Film Festival San Diego 2017


  1. The 2 Sides Project

    Anthony Istrico / Events, History, Vietnam / USA / 2017 / Documentary / 100 mins
    This film captures the emotional and transformative journey of American and Vietnamese sons and daughters—who had all lost fathers fighting on opposite sides during the war—as they hold their first-ever formal meetings. Filmmaker and film subjects scheduled to attend.
    Opening Night Screening & Reception Featuring “The 2 Sides Project”

    Museum of Photographic Arts
    October 18, 2017 7:00 pm

    The 2 Sides Project

    AMC Mission Valley 20
    October 22, 2017 3:15 pm

  2. Filmmakers Ken and Betty Rodgers

    Awards Celebration

    Local Film Showcase, Events
    Join us for the awards celebration. Filmmakers featured in the Local Film Showcase will receive awards in multiple categories. Admission includes drinks, appetizers, and entertainment from the American Flyboys. Comedian and former Navy Officer Jamie Kaler hosts.
    Awards Celebration

    October 21, 2017 7:00 pm

  3. Family Movie Night Featuring Wonder Woman

    Patty Jenkins / Events, Family / USA / 2017 / Narrative / 141 mins
    Bring the kids and enjoy a special night of movie magic featuring the Warner Bros. blockbuster hit, "Wonder Woman" (rated PG-13). The featured presentation is scheduled on the flight deck of the USS Midway Museum. Admission includes one bag of popcorn. Heroes welcome. Costumes are encouraged. About the film: In this Warner Bros./DC Comics blockbuster, an Amazon princess leaves her island home and journeys to the outside world, which is being consumed by a massive war. With the help of an American pilot, she works to put an end to the conflict.
    Family Movie Night featuring Wonder Woman

    USS Midway Museum
    October 20, 2017 6:30 pm

  4. Thank You for Your Service

    Jason Hall / Veterans, Iraq, Events, Army, Afghanistan, Healing / USA / 2017 / Narrative / 108 mins
    "Thank You for Your Service" follows a group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq who struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they’ve left the battlefield. From DreamWorks Pictures’, this film stars an ensemble cast led by Miles Teller, Haley Bennett, Joe Cole, Amy Schumer, Beulah Koale, Scott Haze, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Brad Beyer, Omar J. Dorsey and Jayson Warner Smith, the drama is based on the bestselling book by Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and author David Finkel. This film is rated R (Restricted – Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Adult Guardian) for strong violent content, language throughout, some sexuality, drug material and brief nudity.
    Preview Screening: Thank You For Your Service

    Regal Carlsbad 12
    October 19, 2017 7:30 pm