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GI Film Festival San Diego 2017

Veteran Filmmaker

  1. Call Me Ma’am

    Adrienne Camille / Veteran Filmmaker, Navy, Women / USA / 2016 / Documentary / 4 mins
    Based 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.

    Preceded by: Black Christmas, Child’s Play, Fletcher & Jenks, Forgotten Hero, Once Guilty, Now Innocent, Still Dead, Refuge

    Precedes: USO San Diego 75 Year Anniversary

    Plays In:
    Local Film Showcase: Made By or Starring Veterans

    AMC Mission Valley 20
    October 21, 2017 3:30 pm

  2. Distinguished Wings Over Vietnam

    Devin Scott / Veterans, Local Film Showcase, Veteran Filmmaker, History, Vietnam / USA / 2017 / Documentary / 57 mins
    "Distinguished Wings over Vietnam" tells the honest, personal accounts of four combat pilots during the Vietnam War. From helicopters to jets, these men reveal how they felt risking their lives in a war that was confusing and unpopular, to say the least. They talk about their missions, the close calls, and how they were treated when they came home. Saving lives by taking lives changed them forever.

    Preceded by: The Vietnam War

    Plays In:
    Remembering the Vietnam War

    AMC Mission Valley 20
    October 22, 2017 12:30 pm

  3. Local Film Showcase: Made By or Starring Veterans

    AMC Mission Valley 20
    October 21, 2017 3:30 pm

  4. Places Like This

    Nicholas McNaughton / Afganistan, Veteran Filmmaker, Healing / USA / 2016 / Documentary / 9 mins
    A group of veterans embark on a six-day winter expedition into the Colorado wilderness. Through the Outward Bound program for veterans, 11 strangers come from all over the country seeking peace, answers, and direction by using the wilderness as a vessel to carry them both spiritually and physically to reach a peak of more than 13,000 feet. Each veteran will take the same path to a different destination in this visually stunning and emotionally charged film.

    Precedes: Comedy Bootcamp: The Documentary

    Plays In:
    How We Heal

    AMC Mission Valley 20
    October 22, 2017 5:45 pm