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GI Film Festival San Diego: Documentary Shorts: Wars in Asia

Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at 5 PM
Museum of Photographic Arts at the San Diego Museum of Art (MOPA @ SDMA) in Balboa Park
All Ages
General Admission - $10
Military, Veteran, KPBS or Student Admission - $8

Three documentary shorts reveal personal perspectives from veterans serving in WWII, post-Korean War, and Vietnam and uncover forgotten histories. Films include: “Stamp Our Story,” “Pueblo, a Year of Crises in America,” and “The Volunteer.”

"Stamp Our Story"
Directed by Kaia Rose, Robert Horsting
Three Japanese American women of the Nisei generation share how they led a successful 15-year campaign to issue the Go For Broke: Japanese American Soldiers of WWII forever stamp.

Stamp Our Story

"Pueblo, A Year of Crises In America"
Directed by Bill Lowe
The true story of an ill-conceived, badly planned espionage mission with crewmen who had no knowledge or training for what they were being asked to perform.

"Pueblo, A Year of Crises In America," playing at the GI Film Festival this May

"The Volunteer"
Directed by David Brodie
A Vietman War veteran in search of a fellow comarde reflects on the power of friendship and the complexities of identity and belonging.

The Volunteer - Trailer - Short Documentary

Established in 2015, 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. GI Film Festival San Diego on Facebook / KPBS on Instagram

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Museum of Photographic Arts at the San Diego Museum of Art (MOPA @ SDMA) in Balboa Park

1649 El Prado
San Diego, California 92101

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