SAT & SUN: WWI FILM FESTIVAL
Legion Theater, Screenings start at 2pm
FREE for members & veterans, nonmembers $5
(Click on film titles to view trailers)
Join us as we honor and celebrate the sacrifices of those who fought in The Great War with this cinematic tribute marking the centennial of the WWI Armistice.
2pm - Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero PG | 1h 24min | Animated Film
The fully animated feature film that tells the true story about a dog and his Doughboy in World War I. This wonderfully made movie is an ideal draw to bring entire families and their kids into the commemoration of the Armistice.
3:45pm - A Soldiers Journey (short) 10min | Premiere
The premiere screening of the new US World War I Commission-sponsored short film, which tells the story of World War I through the elements of the sculpture being created by sculptor Sabin Howard for the National World War I Memorial.
The Hello Girls 55min | Documentary
A new documentary playing to standing room-only audiences around the country. It's the inspiring story about the first women to serve in the U.S. Army and their 60-year struggle to get their veteran's benefits and their 100-year struggle for deserved recognition.
5:30pm - The Millionaires' Unit 2h | Documentary, Action, History
The award-winning documentary about a privileged group of college students from Yale who formed a private air militia in preparation for America’s entry into World War I. They became the founding squadron of the U.S. Naval Air Reserve and were the first to fly for the United States in WWI.
3pm - Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero (Q&A following with Fun Academy COO)
5pm - The Lafayette Escadrille (short) 10min | Documentary, Action, History
From the producers of The Millionaires’ Unit we will be offering a preview of the first comprehensive documentary about the Lafayette Escadrille, the all-true story of the American pilots who volunteered to fly for France in World War I.
Pershing's Paths of Glory 40min | Documentary
A new documentary film that traces the story of Blackjack Pershing, the General who led American forces in World War I.
6:30pm - The Millionaires' Unit
The Legion Theater at Hollywood Post 43 | 2035 N Highland Ave. Hollywood, 90068 | (323) 851-3030