World War I Armistice Centennial (1918-2018) Film Fest, presented by Austin's Veteran's Organizations, the Historic Paramount Theatre and the Armistice Centennial Committee, four full-length films will be presented for a free will offering.
"Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero", the fully animated feature film that tells the true story about a dog and his Doughboy in World War I. This wonderfully made movie is an ideal draw to bring entire families and their kids into the commemoration of the Armistice.
"Pershing's Path to Glory", a new documentary film that traces the story of Blackjack Pershing, the General who led American forces in World War I.
"The Hello Girls", a new documentary playing to standing room only audiences around the country. It's the inspiring story about the first women to serve in the US Army and their 60-year struggle to get their veteran's benefits and their 100-year struggle for deserved recognition.
"The Millionaires' Unit", the award-winning documentary about a privileged group of college students from Yale who formed a private air militia in preparation for America's entry into World War I. They became the founding squadron of the U.S. Naval Air Reserve and were the first to fly for the United States in WWI.
American Legion SPAM Post 570 and Post 91, VFW Post 1216, Austin’s DAV and Beyond the Yellow Ribbon chapters, and the Historic Paramount Theatre, with support from The US World War One Centennial Commission, are holding this event to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the World War 1 Armistice.