"Beyond Courage" and "Line of Departure" Double Feature and Best of Festival
Beyond Courage East Coast Premiere!
Directed by Will Furman
Documentary Short (56 Minutes)
Beyond Courage goes inside the infamous hell-hole Hanoi Hilton and other prison camps with four American prisoners-of-war, accompanied by members of their families, to tell their incredible story - the longest wartime captivity in U.S. history. Together, these four men spent over 27 years in captivity. Beyond Courage reveals the heart of the prisoner-of-war experience, the techniques of survival and how they kept their spirits alive throughout the grueling years.
Line of Departure â" DC Premiere!
Directed by Folleh Tamba
Documentary Short (28 Minutes)
His mother hails from Sierra Leone, the land of blood diamonds; his father is from Liberia, in West Africa. He survived a civil war and now he is about to go war for his adopted country of America. Take a journey with award-winning filmmaker and United States Marine Folleh Tamba as he shares his most personal thoughts in the hours leading up to his deployment.
âBest of the GI Film Festivalâ Awards Ceremony
The GI Film Festival will announce the 2011 âBest of Filmâ winners.
U.S. Navy Memorial
701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington DC, DC 20004
|Minimum Age: 14|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|