11th Annual Military Film Festival

Branson’s IMAX Military Film Festival is produced by Colonel James Wilhite, author and producer of We Answered the Call: Building the Crown Jewel of Afghanistan, in partnership with Paul and Ann Bluto, owners of Branson’s IMAX Entertainment Complex. The film festival was established to educate future generations and to honor all the men and women who have served our nation. Documentaries will be shown each morning of the film festival at 8:30 AM. The Branson IMAX box office opens at 7:30 AM. Military Film Fest films are free to all veterans and $6 for any additional guests.
2023-10-18 Military Film Fest Poster 01 America's Wing Responds

America's Wing Responds

America's Wing Respondsis a rare in-person presentation hosted by General Ben Robinson. General Robinson will share his personal experiences following the events of 9/11 and the part he played in America’s response to the attack on the Twin Towers.
2023-10-18 Military Film Fest Poster 02 Maggie's War

Maggie's War

In Maggie’s War you’ll follow 94-year-old James “Maggie” Megellas, the most decorated officer in the history of the 82nd Airborne Division, as he travels from Wisconsin to Europe where he fought in some of the most savage battles of WWII.
2023-10-18 Military Film Fest Poster 03 USS Indy

USS Indianapolis

USS Indianapolis: The Legacy is the story of the greatest sea disaster in US Navy history, told by the men who lived it. An epic battle for survival is triggered as 880 men dwindle to 317 survivors. 50 years later they fight again to clear their captain’s name.
2023-10-18 Military Film Fest Poster 04 Return to Dak To

Return to Dak To

Return To Dak To follows five veterans as they return to Vietnam to contemplate their service, the war and PTSD. Watch as they travel through Vietnam, meet former enemies, and see the changes in Vietnam – finally reaching closure at the actual battle site.
2023-10-18 Military Film Fest Poster 05 Her War Her Story

Her War, Her Story

Her War, Her Story focuses on the role of women in WWII, from the perspective of those who served, witnessed or were caught up in a war that proved women were the equal of men when it came to patriotism, service or in some cases, self-preservation.

Branson Veteran's Homecoming Week

Although Branson honors Veterans every day of the year, Veterans Homecoming Week is a special annual event for servicemembers and their families.

Veterans Homecoming Week will host many different occasions for veterans and their families to be part of including mini reunions, memorials, a military ball and the Veteran’s Day Parade.

For more information about Veteran's Homecoming Week CLICK HERE


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