All Events will Take Place in the Main Theatre
Click on this link for more info on the GIFF events:
Click on more information to purchase tickets
Friday, November 9, 2012
8:00pm The Red Machine Screening
Saturday, November 10, 2012
10am Audience Film Favorites Screening and Voting Event
12:30pm Double Feature – 8:46 & From Philadelphia to Fallujah
2:30pm Animation & Comedy Shorts Block
4:30pm Lost Airmen of Buchenwald (4:20pm)
6:30pm Memorial Day
Exclusive to GI Film Festival
- Feature Film Presentation – The Red Machine: Washington, DC, 1935: At the height of the Great Depression, a charming and irrepressible young thief is forced to help an icy and mysterious United States Navy spy steal a brand new device that the Japanese military is using to encode its top-secret messages.
- 8:46: This film follows an ensemble of characters and storylines in the days leading up to the September 11th attacks on the United States.
- From Philadelphia to Fallujah: One event. One game. One decade. This film looks back at that historic game and chronicles the journeys of some of its players who dedicated themselves to this country
- Bridges: Follow the story of Captain Saul Bridges, an American bomber pilot in World War II who was shot down over Berlin but is saved by two children from the place he was bombing.
- Survive. Recover. Live.: On July 22, 2010, Sergeant Rob Jones lost his legs when struck by an IED in Afghanistan. One year later, this is his story. In this touching documentary, follow Rob on his inspiring journey towards recovery.
- The Jockstrap Raiders: An animated short that won a Student Academy Award, the film follows a group of underdog misfits are excluded from the war due to various abnormalities, but they learn to become a team and defeat the invading German Kaiser and his army
- Afternoon Full Length Documentary – Lost Airmen of Buchenwald: This documentary chronicles the extraordinary journey of 168 Allied airmen illegally imprisoned in the Buchenwald Concentration Camp during World War II. Marked for death, their incredible story of survival has been a source of controversy and secrecy for over six decades.
- Saturday Feature Film Presentation – Memorial Day: When 13-year-old Kyle Vogel discovers a World War II footlocker belonging to his grandfather, Bud, he convinces Bud to strike a deal: Kyle can pick any three souvenirs and Bud will tell him the stories behind each one.