Awards

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fallen soldiers awards

fallen soldier event

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 bcowell@thebnff.com or 716-432-1065

Tickets are: $15 ($10 senior/student/veteran)

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Entire Event will be held at the Tonawanda Castle, Ton., NY 14150 (April 17, 2016)

 

Sponsor a Fallen Soldier – April 17th, 2016. @ Tonawanda Castle

Venue Information

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I through seated discus for competition in the warrior games this year as well as the Invictus games.

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I was at the LA marathon and i also travel to other marathons donating my books. I earned 6 gold medals 2 silver and one bronze in various competitions at the 2016 US Army Trials for the Warrior Games.

 

 

 

 

 

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This is a deployment picture before I was injured.

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Also meeting Prince Harry who I will probably run into again in Orlando at the Invictus games.

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I was asked to through the puck at the Sabers Game

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Also meeting Prince Harry who I will probably run into again in Orlando at the Invictus games.

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I through seated discus for competition in the warrior games this year as well as the Invictus games. I was at the LA marathon and i also travel to other marathons donating my books. I earned 6 gold medals 2 silver and one bronze in various competitions at the 2016 US Army Trials for the Warrior Games. I was asked to through the puck at the Sabers Game and There is a deployment picture before I was injured. Also meeting Prince Harry who I will probably run into again in Orlando at the Invictus games.

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I through seated discus for competition in the warrior games this year as well as the Invictus games. I was at the LA marathon and i also travel to other marathons donating my books. I earned 6 gold medals 2 silver and one bronze in various competitions at the 2016 US Army Trials for the Warrior Games. I was asked to through the puck at the Sabers Game and There is a deployment picture before I was injured. Also meeting Prince Harry who I will probably run into again in Orlando at the Invictus games.

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Meeting Famous Comedian Dave Chappelle.

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Meeting President Barrack Obama

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A deployment picture before I was injured.

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My Book Cover

Mad Dog Time – 20th Anniversary

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Film type: Feature
Film Category: Feature

Genre: Comedy
Film Length: 93min

Showtimes: Friday, April 15, 2016 at 9:30pm – 11:45pm

Directors:
Larry Bishop

Producers:
Larry Bishop
Judith James

Main Cast:
Richard Dreyfuss
Ellen Barkin
Jeff Goldblum
Diane Lane
Gabriel Byrne
Larry Bishop
Gregory Hines
Kyle MacLachlan
Burt Reynolds 

 

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On Location 3 wrap party