Share This EventSpread the word about this event to help make it happen.
Promoted by Single Handedly
The Event Program
- Clothes Drive!
Single Handedly is a charitable organization which collects orphaned single mittens and gloves to give to amputees around the country. Bring a single mitten or glove to the film screening and help an upper extremity amputee veteran keep warm this winter. All donations will be given to the local VA Hospitals in our area.
- Movie presentation of High Ground
Eleven veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan join an expedition to climb the 20,000 foot Himalayan giant Mount Lobuche. With blind adventurer Erik Weihenmayer and a team of Everest summiters as their guides, they set out on an emotional and gripping climb to reach the top in an attempt to heal the emotional and physical wounds of the longest war in U.S. history. Representing nearly every branch of the military, the veterans, and the Gold Star Mom who joins their trek, bring humor and deep emotion to this hero’s journey all captured with breathtaking, vertigo-inducing cinematography by three-time Emmy winner, director Michael Brown and produced by Don Hahn (The Lion King and Beauty and the Beast). HIGH GROUND has won three awards since its premiere at the Boulder International Film Festival, and recently screened at the Seattle International Film Festival.
NEW INFO: If you would like to purchase a ticket for a veteran to attend the screening or have questions about Single Handedly contact us at:email@example.com.
High Ground is an inspirational, action-packed documentary about eleven warriers climbing home from the war in Iraq and Afghanistan. Representing nearly every branch of the military - these injured veterans join blind adventurer Erik Weihenmayer and his team of Everest summiters on the climb of a lifetime to heal their emotional and physical wounds high in the Himalayan Mountains. This is a film every American should see.