The GIFF will present films from new and established international and domestic filmmakers that honor the heroic stories of the American Armed Forces and the worldwide struggle for freedom and liberty. Some of the films screened will be fan favorites. Others will be screened for the first time. All will in some way express the courage and selflessness of our fighting men and women and the value of their work.
The Jockstrap Raiders takes place during World War I in Leeds, England. A group of underdog misfits are excluded from the war due to various abnormalities.Threatened by the invading German Kaiser and his army, they must learn to become a team and overcome their deficiencies in order to save Britain and the world.
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.During the mission, which is complicated by the spy’s dark past in Tokyo, the two discover that they are pawns in a larger game.
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For more than fifty years, in so many ways seen and unseen, US Navy Veteran and iconic entrepreneur H. Ross Perot, Sr. has been the U.S. military’s greatest friend.On Monday night, May 14, 2012, the award-winning GI Film Festival, the nation’s only military film festival, will pay tribute to Mr. Perot in a high-impact black-tie red carpet event at the prestigious Newseum in Washington, D.C.