Exploring World War 1 in Film
During WW1, a French battalion is ordered on a suicide mission that is likely to fail. when it does, the general that planned the mission selects three soldiers from the battalion to be executed for cowardice, and selects their leader as their attorney.
The program begins at 6 p.m. with an introduction by Michael Knapp from the American Battle Monuments Commission, the federal agency (based in Arlington) that maintains U.S. military cemeteries and memorials around the world.
88 mins., Not Rated
Upcoming films in this series:
- November 20, 2017, " All Quiet on the Western Front"
- November 27, 2017, "War Horse"
- November 30, 2017, "A Very Long Engagement"
During the World War I Film Series we will be collecting donations of toiletries for hospitalized veterans (travel and regular sized) such as shampoo, conditioner, soap, deodorant, shaving cream, razors, lotions, toothpaste, floss, toothbrushes, mouthwash, personal hygiene items, etc.