April 9 | Month of the Military Child
April 10, 2020
April is the Month of the Military Child
For all our parents, uncles, aunts, big brothers, big sisters, grandparents, we have some film suggestions this week that you can enjoy together and forget about sheltering in place — at least for a short time.
Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero: Army Pvt. Robert Conroy is adopted by a stray, stump-tailed terrier. The two quickly find themselves in the trenches of France during World War I and on the path to history. This GIFFSD 2018 Official Selection celebrates the 100 year anniversary of the end of World War I and the first official Veterans Day. Rated PG. Streaming options on HBO Go and Amazon Prime Video.
MAX: This coming-of-age story is about a young teen from a family dealing with loss, who finds friendship, comfort, and adventure with the heroic doc of his fallen brother. The film was the GIFFSD 2015 Family Movie Night. Rated PG. Streaming options available on Amazon Prime Video and IMDB TV.
The Book Thief: Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson star in this moving film based on the bestseller about a girl who transforms the lives of those around her in World War II Germany. Rated PG-13. Streaming options on Amazon Prime Video.