Directed by Mark Vizcarra
As the Korean War raged, Russia was not only supporting, but secretly fighting against the U.S. during this armed conflict with two superpowers at the brink of a nuclear World War III. One Navy pilot, despite being outnumbered, took on seven superior Russian fighters. He not only won, but was ordered to keep it secret for over 60 years.
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Mark Vizcarra entered the film industry after 29 years of service to the United States Navy. He spent nearly two decades flying the world’s most sophisticated fighters accumulating over 2500 hours and landing aboard nine different aircraft carriers. Mark Vizcarra writes, produces and directs films using unique and complex skills he acquired as a career Officer, Navy fighter pilot, and film student. As a Commander having been assigned on an Admiral Staff, he has been responsible for programs in excess of 100 million dollars and knows the intricate details of successful project management and leadership. His training and experience bring a different perspective to creative filmmaking, especially in the historical genre.
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.
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?
David Romero / Local Film Showcase, Healing, History / USA / 2016/2017 / Documentary / 6 minsUSO San Diego has two main locations that help our military personnel feel at home when they are away. With the help of countless volunteers, they have been helping to serve our 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.
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 / 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.