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.


Army, DEI Stories, Women Warriors, WWII

Charlotte Mansfield: a Woman Photographer Goes to War

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Charlotte Mansfield: a Woman Photographer Goes to War

Directed by Brian Graves
"Charlotte Mansfield, a Woman Photographer Goes to War" tells the story of Sgt. Charlotte Dee Mansfield’s pioneering career…
Made By or Starring Military or Veterans, Vietnam War

DREAMS OF THE BLACK ECHO

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DREAMS OF THE BLACK ECHO

Directed by Phil Tuckett, Tran Anh Tien
Six US veterans and six Vietnamese veterans who fought and survived now tell their stories to young Vietnamese…
Healing, Post 9/11

Early Light

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Early Light

Directed by Ted Schneider
Two veterans turn to the healing power of horses to battle their PTSD.
Army, DEI Stories, International, WWII

Forgotten Heroes

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Forgotten Heroes

Directed by Tom St. John Gray
“Forgotten Heroes” follows the stories of four courageous individuals from Singapore who found themselves in far-flung theatres of…
Army, Healing, Made By or Starring Military or Veterans, Post 9/11, Student Film

Fort Irwin

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Fort Irwin

Directed by Quinn Else
An amputee actor at Fort Irwin enters the artificial military simulation to confront his real combat trauma.
Local Film Showcase, Made By or Starring Military or Veterans

From Russia with… Mehh

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From Russia with… Mehh

Directed by Devin Scott
A daughter to a mail order Russian bride, tells the sad tail of growing up with a narcissistic…
Army, Made By or Starring Military or Veterans, Student Film, Women Warriors

Guide On

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Guide On

Directed by Paige Compton
The story of a young woman’s quest to be extraordinary. Inspired by true events.
Air Force, Local Film Showcase, Made By or Starring Military or Veterans, Vietnam War

Hun Pilots

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Hun Pilots

Directed by Mark Vizcarra
“Hun Pilots” reveals a tumultuous time in U.S. history where phenomenal veterans sacrificed their lives in service of…
Army, WWII

Lead The Way

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Lead The Way

Directed by Josh Carrasquillo
United States Army Ranger, Special Forces Green Beret, and Tier 1 Assault Sergeant Major, John “Shrek” McPhee travels…
DEI Stories, WWII

Liberation Heroes: The Last Eyewitnesses in association with USC Shoah Foundation

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Liberation Heroes: The Last Eyewitnesses in association with USC Shoah Foundation

Directed by Vanessa Roth
Heroic World War II veterans vividly share their liberation journeys, drawing parallels between the past and present.