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'Walk With Frank'
Making its return to the big screen is the GI Film Festival San Diego, a multi-day military-themed event dedicated to presenting films and events for, by and about military and veterans.
West Coast Premiere:
"Walk With Frank" follows a former Vietnam infantry soldier who decides to celebrate his 70th birthday by walking across New York to help other survivors of PTSD and confront his own dark past. Directed by Matt Mayers, Ryan Mayers. Documetnary. 2021. 79 mins.
Get tickets to "Walk With Frank" screening on May 19, 2022 at 5 p.m.
More about GI Film Fest:
This year’s film festival is scheduled for May 17-21, 2022 with all screenings happening in-person at the Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA) in Balboa Park. The 2022 festival features 27 films for, by, and about military and veterans. Virtual options are available.
A project of KPBS, the GI Film Festival San Diego is a multi-day showcase of films for, by, and about military and veteran experiences. Films featured in the festival reveal the struggles, triumphs, and experiences of service members and veterans. The festival also provides veterans and service members with an opportunity to further their creative skills.
Documentaries, shorts, narratives, and feature-length films are presented. Post-screening discussions with filmmakers, actors and documentary subjects are also part of the festival. This event takes place annually in May and is open to veterans, service members, military families, and civilians. All are welcome to catch a film, be inspired, and build community.