Arts and Theatre

G.I. Film Festival Kicks Off Tonight

The G.I. Film Festival, now in its fourth year, kicks off tonight and runs through May 16 in Washington, D.C.

The G.I. Film Festival is the only film festival in the nation to honor the successes and sacrifices of American service members through the medium of film.

Overall, the G.I. Film Festival will feature a total of 35 narrative and documentary full-length and short films during the five-day event. Subject matter ranges from World War II themes of courage, sacrifice and brotherhood to present-day struggles including veteran homelessness and post-traumatic stress. Visit for complete film descriptions and trailers.

“This year, the G.I. Film Festival will put the spotlight on the full range of human emotions experienced by American G.I.s inside the arena of war and back on the home front,” said G.I. Film Festival co-founder Brandon Millett. “This is an exceptional line-up of films that will entertain, captivate and inspire,” added festival co-founder Laura Law-Millett.

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