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                        We are thrilled to announce our selection in the prestigious Santa Barbara International Film Festival! Our screenings are: FRIDAY – 24-Jan – 7:40 PM – FIESTA 4 SATURDAY – 25-Jan – 10:20 AM – FIESTA 4 Hope to see you there!

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We’re thrilled to announce the premiere of The Lafayette Escadrille at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Saturday, November 9th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. The premiere is open to the public! More information available at https://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/Upcoming/Events/ Tickets are limited. Please join us as we celebrate the completion of the film for Veterans’ […]

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Join THE LAFAYETTE 300 to help finish The Lafayette Escadrille! Our film is almost complete! Our world premiere is set for November 9, 2019, at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. We’re asking 300 believers in this project to each donate $1,000 to raise the finishing funds we need to complete the […]

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The film is getting attention in the press! Check out a recent podcast for AvWeb, The Dayton Daily News, and an article for AOPA! AVWeb Podcast: https://www.avweb.com/multimedia/podcast/podcast-the-lafayette-escadrille/ Dayton Daily News: https://www.daytondailynews.com/news/dayton-photographer-part-world-war-documentary/OB61TOtG4wmbL2JMZN82fJ/ AOPA article:  https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2019/april/23/stepping-up

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On July 25 at 9:30 pm, we will proudly presented a work-in-progress cut of the feature-length film at the Airbus Fly-In theater. Co-directors Paul Glenshaw and Darroch Greer and Producer Dan Patterson presented the film with a great introduction from our dear friend Hal Bryan of EAA. We are most grateful to Hal and all […]

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Our first major aerial shoot took place this past October, with two Nieuport 17s and a German Rumpler played multiple roles covering the exploits of the Escadrille, and southern Pennsylvania playing the role of France. Our enormous thanks to Neal Baughman, Rick Bennett, Andrew King, Eric Lunger, Tom Martin, Neil Negley, Mike O’Neal, and Gerry […]

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Our trip to France generated a few media stories! It was striking to us how much interest remains in the story in the small towns where the Escadrille served. Local historians—and the media—were eager to share the fact that we came to learn from them. Here we are on France’s Channel 3—a story about our […]

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Our team has just returned from nearly four weeks in France. We made presentations at the Paris Air Show, and filmed interviews and locations throughout the city and across the Western Front. Our mission was to capture a sense of place—that France herself is the main character of our film. France was the symbol of […]

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An epic in four acts. 42 Characters. Interviews with those who knew their laugh, their handshake, the sound of their voice. Thousands of photographs, films, artifacts. Real airplanes recreating visceral moments of joy and terror. The pilots tell their story better than anyone—all their heartache, courage, fear, hilarity, flirtations, boredom, and exhilaration. The places—many little […]

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What made them go? Our country was not at war. They were young and had everything to live for at home. Yet they volunteered to die for France. They saw it all—many were there in 1914 when the war began and enlisted in the Foreign Legion right away. They fought at Loos, Artois, Champagne, Verdun. […]

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