Today, as Veterans Month rolls on, we are proud to announce a partnership with Last Flag Flying, a powerful new film from Amazon Studios starring Steve Carell,
Bryan Cranston, and Laurence Fishburne, and directed by Richard
Linklater. Last Flag Flying premieres in theaters nationwide today, a
week before Veterans Day, and just a few weeks after Gold Star families
were again thrust into the headlines.
Our goal for this Veterans Month
is to connect and empower veterans to unite all Americans. Few things
can bring our nation together quite like a good film. IAVA is proud to
partner with this important, emotional and timely movie about a Vietnam
veteran who loses his son in Iraq. His journey to bury his son,
reuniting with his Marine buddies along the way, sheds light on critical
issues affecting our community (and our entire country) right now.
a battle buddy, a spouse, a friend, and go see this film, in theaters
across America. And let us know what you think -- post your reactions on
IAVA's Facebook page and Twitter.
RSVP to join us for a Facebook Live TODAY at 2:15pm EST. I'll
sit down for an exclusive interview for IAVA members and allies at IAVA
HQ with J. Quinton Johnson, one of the stars of Last Flag Flying. He's
an incredible talent and will give us an inside view on the film, his
experiences with the military-and what it was like to be a part of