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GI Film Festival San Diego 2017


  1. 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

  2. How We Heal

    Veterans, Local Film Showcase, Healing
    This pairing of short films shares the unique ways in which veterans heal, grow, and thrive following service.

    In This Program: Places Like This, Comedy Bootcamp: The Documentary

    How We Heal

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

  3. Local Film Showcase: Deported Veterans

    Deported, Veterans, Local Film Showcase, History
    This pairing of short films highlights the struggles faced by deported veterans.

    In This Program: Deported Veterans of America: Daniel Torres, Exiled

    Local Film Showcase: Deported Veterans

    AMC Mission Valley 20
    October 21, 2017 3:45 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