Jonathan Davis' Wounded Warriors Film Premieres Online Today
The film was directed by Sébastien Paquet documents Davis' return to Ramstein Air Base in Germany August 11, 2012 to visit with members of armed forces stationed there as well as those in transit from Iraq and Afghanistan.
The online premiere will take place today (Wednesday, December 5) as a free stream on MonsterEnergy.com Its television premiere is set for the second season of the GI Festival on the Pentagon Channel in May 2013, where it will air in over 34 million homes and military bases around the world.
The film made its debut November 10 over Veterans Day weekend at the GI Film Festival Hollywood and was the recipient of the "Audience Choice Award." "Sebastien put his heart and soul into this film. The passion and thoughtfulness comes through so clearly," commented Brandon Millett, Co-Founder and President of the GI Film Festival. "The audience responded to that passion and chose his film as the winner of the 1st GIFF Hollywood Audience Choice Award."
"I'm just in shock. This film is not about me. It is about all the troops and what they sacrifice to keep our life going," adds Jonathan Davis. "I am truly grateful for every single one of them."
In the film, filmmaker Sébastien Paquet provides us with a visual tour as Jonathan Davis narrates his personal experience at Ramstein and passion for supporting the troops. Wounded Warriors starts off with Davis getting a tour of a C130J Hercules Aircraft from Airmen of the 37th Airlift Squadron and an explosives demonstration from the 886th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight. Next, he visits Landstuhl Regional Medical Center (LRMC) where he meets with soldiers as well as a United States Embassy representative injured in Iraq and Afghanistan to thank them for the sacrifices they have given.