GI Film Festival Red Carpet Screening to Honor 13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI

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The gripping true story "13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI" was honored as the closing night film at this year's GI Film Festival in Washington, D.C. on May 29. 

Three of the real-life heroes upon whose story the film is based-John "Tig" Tiegen, Mark "Oz" Geist and Kris "Tanto" Paronto-attended the red carpet screening, along with one of the stars of the film, actor Dominic Fumusa ("Nurse Jackie").

"13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI" tells the incredible true story of six elite ex-military operators who saved the lives of more than 25 Americans against overwhelming odds at a U.S. diplomatic compound in Libya.

Directed by Michael Bay, the film stars John Krasinski (TV's "The Office"), James Badge Dale  
(World War Z), Dominic Fumusa (TV's "Nurse Jackie") and Pablo Schreiber (TV's "Orange is the New Black"), and is based on the book "13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi" by New York Times best-selling author Mitchell Zuckoff with the members of the Annex Security Team.
"13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI" is available now on Digital HD and arrives on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on June 7. 

Described as "Sundance for the Troops," the GI Film Festival preserves the stories of veterans through film, television, training and special events.

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