A new documentary, “Patriot Guard Riders” will be screened in WASHINGTON, DC AS PART OF THE GI FILM FESTIVAL this Sunday!
“Patriot Guard Riders” traces a motorcycle group that formed to protect people attending military funerals from Westboro Baptist Church, a hate group who c laims that American war casualties are divine retribution for the country’s tolerance of homosexuality. Now 250,000 strong, bereaved families nationwide invite the group to escort fallen soldiers from the airport to the burial grounds where they stand in flag lines even when the protesters don’t show up.
The DC, Viriginia and Maryland groups are very active. Members of the group will be at the screening to answer questions and talk about their mission. The Director, Ellen Frick will be in attendance. The film plays at the Naval Archives Sunday, May 20 at 12:15 PM
Tickets are $12 at www.gifilmfesival.com or at the door if still available The Naval Heritage Center, 701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
For more information of the movie, click on
–Patriot Guard Riders Movie Web Site & Trailer (http://www.patriotguardmovie.com)
–Patriot Guard Riders Movie on facebook (http://www.facebook.com/PGRMovie)