All Films

Learn more about the films featured in the 2021 festival by clicking on the photo or title.

You’ll be able to read the long description, view the trailer, and see image gallery. You can also search by section or genre by clicking on a key word listed under the director’s name.

Tickets for online showtimes  are available for purchase via the “Attend” button on each film page.  Coming soon: video-on-demand rentals.


Made By or Starring Military or Veterans, Navy, WWII

A Band to Honor

Available to watch
May 22, 2021 12:00 pm - May 26, 2021 11:45 pm

Film

A Band to Honor

Directed by Warren R. Hull
"A Band of Honor" is the story of 21 young naval musicians who were among the 1,177 USS…
Navy, WWII

A Flash of Green

Available to watch
May 24, 2021 12:00 pm - May 26, 2021 11:45 pm

Film

A Flash of Green

Directed by Edward Nachtrieb
This film brings the vivid storytelling of one man's memoir to the screen, along with fresh insight and…
Army, DEI Stories, Festival Nomination, Made By or Starring Military or Veterans, Post 9/11, Student Film

A WAR ON FRIENDLY GROUNDS

Available to watch
May 22, 2021 12:00 pm - May 26, 2021 11:45 pm

Film

A WAR ON FRIENDLY GROUNDS

Directed by Deante Gray, King Jaquell Martin
The grim retelling of the true story of a veteran’s violent encounter with the police after serving his…
Royce Williams
Korean War, Navy

Actions Speak Louder Than Medals – the Royce Williams Story

Available to watch
May 24, 2021 12:00 pm - May 26, 2021 11:45 pm

Film

Actions Speak Louder Than Medals – the Royce Williams Story

Directed by John Mollison
Rocye Williams is a Korean War shares the back-story of the November 18, 1952 aerial duel, proving out…
DEI Stories, Made By or Starring Military or Veterans, Navy, Women Warriors

Alene B. Duerk: The First Woman Admiral

Available to watch
May 22, 2021 12:00 pm - May 26, 2021 11:45 pm

Film

Alene B. Duerk: The First Woman Admiral

Directed by Eliciana Nascimento
This short documentary tells how Alene Duerk overcame gender stereotypes in the military to accomplish the highest rank…
Caregivers, Festival Nomination, Vietnam War

Amazing Grace

Available to watch
May 23, 2021 12:00 pm - May 26, 2021 11:45 pm

Film

Amazing Grace

Directed by Nina Brissey
A young woman looking after her father, a Vietnam Veteran struggling with alcoholism and PTSD, learns that the…
Festival Nomination, International, Post 9/11

Beauty for Ashes

Available to watch
May 22, 2021 12:00 pm - May 26, 2021 11:45 pm

Film

Beauty for Ashes

Directed by Jamie Humphris
A film showcasing the power of forgiveness in the most challenging of circumstances.
USMC, WWII

Brothers in Arms

Available to watch
May 24, 2021 12:00 pm - May 26, 2021 11:45 pm

Film

Brothers in Arms

Directed by Tracie Hunter
“Brothers in Arms” tells a powerful story of hope and courage.
Army, DEI Stories, Made By or Starring Military or Veterans, Pandemic Story, Student Film, Women Warriors

Budding Creativity

Available to watch
May 21, 2021 12:00 pm - May 26, 2021 11:45 pm

Film

Budding Creativity

Directed by Kay Barnes
An African American, wife, military veteran, and mother of three explores creative transferability during COVID-19.
DEI Stories, Made By or Starring Military or Veterans, Student Film, Women Warriors

Burger Day | A Short Story by Audrey di Faye

Available to watch
May 22, 2021 12:00 pm - May 26, 2021 11:45 pm

Film

Burger Day | A Short Story by Audrey di Faye

Directed by Audrey di Faye
An Asian-American woman confronts a veteran about his service when he harasses a food service worker over the…