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Award-Winning Documentary Screening at Massanutten Military Academy

Massanutten Military Academy will be screening the Award-Winning Documentary ‘THE GIRL WHO WORE FREEDOM’ during the 2021 Homecoming activities. The film will be screened on Friday, October 15 at 6:00 pm in Caskey on the MMA campus and is open to the public.

Director Christian Taylor allows viewers to discover the stories of D-Day from the people who know the most about it because they lived it. In a March 2021 press release, the ACACIA Consulting Group summarizes the powerful stories and current impact presented in the film:

“THE GIRL WHO WORE FREEDOM invites audiences to discover the untold stories of D-Day from the men, women, and children who lived through German occupation and Allied liberation of Normandy, France. Powerful and deeply personal, the film tells the stories of an America that lived its values, instilling a pride in country that is in danger of becoming a relic of the past. THE GIRL WHO WORE FREEDOM reminds viewers of who we are as Americans when we are at our very best. When we are standing up for those who are poor, oppressed, especially those whose freedoms and liberties have been stolen. It will be a reminder that individual and national acts of bravery, care and compassion have the power to impact others for generations.”

THE GIRL WHO WORE FREEDOM has been awarded the below recognitions:

Best Original Score Documentary from the International Sound & Film Music Festival for Jeff Kurtenacker’s composition
Best Documentary Feature from the Boston Film Festival
Best Editing from the Boston Film Festival
Best Feature Documentary at the Lady Filmmakers Festival
The Emerging Filmmaker Award at the Chagrin Documentary Film Festival
Best Woman Filmmaker at Chandler International Film Festival
Audience Choice Award at Beaufort International Film Festival
Best Documentary Feature at Flathead Lake International Cinemafest
2021 Outstanding Documentary award at the Normandie-WWII International Film & Media Festival

More information on the screening of THE GIRL WHO WORE FREEDOM will be available from Massanutten Military Academy as the date approaches.. For more information on the film, please visit: https://thegirlwhoworefreedom.com/

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