April 17th, 2016 – Fallen Soldiers & Awards Ceremony – where Special Celebrity Guests and Presenters (including Stephen Lang, Larry Bishop, Frank Dux, Stanley Isaacs, Jon Van Ness and more) will be honoring families of fallen soldiers from the Iraqi War with Hero Paintings done by Kaziah Hancock of their loved ones and announcing the BNFF 2016 Award Winners.
Event Starts at 1:30pm at the Tonawanda Castle with the screening of Kandahar Journal (Documentary, 76min) about a photojournalist who reflects on the events behind his psychological transformation after covering front line combat in Kandahar, Afghanistan from 2066 to 2010.
Then at 3pm to 4:20pm we will be showing a special presentation of Beyond Glory (Documentary, 80 min) Which follows acclaimed actor Stephen Lang as he tracks the ten year odyssey behind his one-man show about eight medal of honor recipients. Stephen Lang will be there in person with Director Larry Brand for a Q&A and presentation afterwards.
Then at 5:50pm we will be showing Kaziah The Goat Woman (a short Documentary, 20 min) about one woman’s determination to paint portraits of all the fallen soldiers of the Iraqi War.
At 6:15 we will give away the rest of the awards and acknowledgements to our fallen soldiers and film recipients.
Special Guests Attending: – Among some of the special guests and presenters for this years event will be Timothy Payne (a local double amputee Army Airborne soldier and recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award from President Obama), Actor Stephen Lang (Avatar, Conan, Tombstone), Frank Dux (Bloodsport, Lionheart, The Quest, also whose real life story these movies were based on), Larry Bishop (writer, director, actor and son of Joey Bishop from The Rat Pack and friend of Quentin Tarantino’s and the BNFF. Some of Larry’s films include Underworld, Kill Bill 2, Mad Dog Time, & Hell Ride), Stanley Isaacs (writer/producer/director, Raptor Island, Gross Anatomy, Albert S. Ruddy and Alan Ladd Docs, is also a friend of the BNFF and husband of Cheryl Boone Isaacs who is currently the President of AMPAS, Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences), and Jon Van Ness (The Natural, Brubaker, The Postman Always Rings Twice, The Hitcher), Larry Brand (Halloween: Resurrection, Christina, A Perfect Man), Barry Kivel (The Natural, Bound, Crocodile Dundee, One Fine Day), Dick Delson (Writer/Publicist/Strategist for numerous Golden Globes, Academy Awards & Presidential Campaigns – some of Dick’s films include, American Graffiti, Jaws, Rocky, Lord of the Rings, Air Force One, Chicago, Gangs of New York, &100’s more…) Dick Delson has been credited with over 300 Academy Award Nominations and over 100 Wins for him and his clients and will be the
BNFF’s 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient and more (for additional details email or call bill at email@example.com or 716-432-1065
Tickets are: $15 ($10 senior/student/veteran)
Entire Event will be held at the Tonawanda Castle, Ton., NY 14150 (April 17, 2016)
Sponsor a Fallen Soldier – April 17th, 2016. @ Tonawanda Castle
Mad Dog Time – 20th Anniversary
Film type: Feature
Showtimes: Friday, April 15, 2016 at 9:30pm – 11:45pm