Sundance for the Troops

Major Laura Law-Millett did not set out to be a major film festival director. For years, the West Point graduate had served her country honorably in Bosnia, Korea, Turkey, Germany, and several other duty stations. But when she read about the latest salvo of anti-U.S. military films launching from Hollywood, she and her husband, communications professional Brandon Millett, decided to provide a venue where artists could present films that portrayed the U.S. military in a more sympathetic light.Five years later, the co-founders of the nonprofit GI Film Festival have established, with help from sponsors ranging from Jack Daniels to American Airlines, what has become the national destination for military filmmakers, "Sundance for the troops" as Brandon Millett calls the annual festival.

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