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GI Film Festival San Diego Virtual Showcase

  • WHEN Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Friday, October 2, 2020 at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • WHERE Virtual
  • AGES All ages
  • COST $10

Join KPBS at the GI Film Festival San Diego Virtual Showcase, October 1 and 2.

The first-ever virtual showcase will feature four screening blocks and six films that focus on current events, women in the service, and treatment of Black service members post World War II. This lineup includes festival fan favorites, past award winners, and San Diego premieres. Post-screening discussions with the filmmakers are included. From World War II to the Vietnam War to current events, the films selected have something for everyone. Best of all, you can enjoy the showcase from the safety of your home — masks optional! The films and discussions will take place on the GIFFSD website.

Tickets will be available for $10 each screening.

About the GI Film Festival San Diego:
Established in 2015, the GI Film Festival San Diego aims to reveal the struggles, triumphs, and experiences of service members and veterans through compelling and authentic storytelling. Documentaries, shorts, narratives, and family-friendly films are presented, highlighting stories of heroism, resilience, and honor. The festival includes the Local Film Showcase, which features San Diego’s filmmakers, events, people, or places. Post-screening discussions with filmmakers, actors and documentary subjects are also part of the festival as well as a family movie night which brings military-connected and civilian families together for an evening of movie magic and community spirit.

The GI Film Festival San Diego returns May 18-23, 2021.

The festival is organized by KPBS in partnership with the Film Consortium San Diego. The festival is funded in part by a grant from the California Arts Council with additional support provided by Scatena Daniels Communications.

The GI Film Festival San Diego is a proud member of the San Diego Veterans Coalition and the San Diego Military Family Collaborative.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

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