San Diego’s GI Film Festival Returns

San Diego GI FIlm Festival 2016

The GI Film Festival is back for its second year with even more film screenings, panel discussions, a family movie night and an awards ceremony. Beginning September 14 and running through the 18th, the festival brings a local flavor to films that highlight San Diego’s military.

The festival, who’s goal is to bring the stories of America’s military to life through film, iill feature 28 films for, about and by members of the military. These films, which feature San Diego area filmmakers, locations, and people, will be primarily shown on Sunday, Sept. 18 at the UltraStar Cinemas Mission Valley at Hazard Center.

The festival will have a Local Film Showcase Awards and Ceremony. The categories include Best Student Film, Best Documentary Short, Best Narrative Short, Best Documentary Feature, Local Choice Award, and Audience Choice Award (throughout the festival, movie-goers will be able to vote for their favorite films to receive the “Audience Choice Award”).  The winners will be announced at the GI Film Festival San Diego’s Closing Celebration and Awards Ceremony, held at the DoubleTree Mission Valley in the Hazard Center.

Screenings and events will be held at locations throughout San Diego County. Tickets on sale now! For more information: GI Film Festival

Leave a Reply
William H. Macy: “This may sound pretentious, but I am getting better at what I do every day”
"I love the fact that I work every day." - William H. Macy
Luke Hemsworth on ‘Westworld’: “It was a no-brainer to me. I was absolutely going to jump onboard”
"As an actor, if you're given very little information about what's going on, then you're forced to make it up." - Luke Hemsworth
Khary Payton on His ‘Walking Dead’ Audition: “It was one of the more substantial auditions I’ve ever done”
"I always say I’m in the hope business. You’ve got to stay hopeful. You’ve got to get up off your behind and try again..." - Khary Payton
Hayley Atwell’s Best Career Advice: “I’d say the main thing is: show up. Show up and be professional”
Atwell reflects on her career and recounts why she wanted to become an actress since she was a child and what was the best career advice she ever received.
Mike Colter on Playing ‘Luke Cage’: “I was looking at it from the standpoint of an artist”
Colter says that it didn't take long for him to understand the importance of the character in comic book history.