Please join us for a inspirational evening as we honor a purple heart American hero, SSG Travis Mills, DFW veterans and the Dallas based non-profit organization, Fotolanthropy, that captured Travis’s inspiring story and created an award-winning documentary film, Travis: A Soldier’s Story.
About the Award-Winning Documentary
Travis: A Soldier’s Story tells the inspiring story of the recovery of Travis Mills, a family man and 1 of only 5 soldiers to have survived quadruple amputee injuries in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The documentary has screened in over 35 cities including the US capital, NYC, Miami and a San Diego screening hosted by the celebrity wounded warrior advocate Gary Sinise. This film has received local and national notoriety including CNN, FOX, Today, and Huffington Post.
Producer: Katie Norris
Executive Producer: Reece Norris
Director: Jon Link
About the Event
Dallas has been selected as the final destination of the red-carpet screening tour of Travis: A Soldier’s Story for a special one-night event. Grab your family or a fellow veteran and come celebrate this soldier’s inspiring story of recovery and perseverance against all odds.
The audience will get to experience the never-before-seen director’s cut. Attendees will also get to hear a live motivational message from SSG Travis Mills as he shares more about his story in-person and will participate in a Q&A with the audience.
General Admission: $20.00 - $75.00
VIP: $125 *Besides having the best seat in the house, VIP's will receive access into the VIP reception after the screening and will have the opportunity to meet and take a photo with Travis Mills. (Limited VIP seats available).
Military Discount Code: military10 *must present valid ID at event.
Student Discount Code: student10 *must present valid ID at event.
First Responder Discount Code: FPE10 *valid for Fire Department, Police Department and EMS *must present valid ID at event.
Special Musical Guests
The film will be accompanied by a musical tribute from American Idol finalist Tim Halperin, Coppell High School Choir, and Uptown Violins.
Proceeds benefit SSG Travis Mills & Family and Fotolanthropy. Funds raised for Fotolanthropy will continue their mission of documenting more inspiring true stories of people who have overcome adversity through photography and film. (www.fotolanthropy.com)
Schedule of Events
6:00 – Doors Open
6:30 – Red carpet
7:00 – Musical Tribute, welcome
7:30 – Travis: A Soldier’s Story by Fotolanthropy. *Director’s Cut
8:40 – Q&A with SSG Travis Mills
9:00 – Conclusion
VIP Reception with SSG Travis Mills and the film team will follow the main event for guests who purchase a $125 VIP ticket.
U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions, Clint Bruce, Debbie Lee, The Center for Brain Health, Gary Sinise Foundation, Morgan Meyer, Merrie Spaeth
Katie & Reece Norris, Marion & Clark Donat, Julie Harding, Liz Healy, Clay Hendon, Jane Hensley, Alice Humphrey, Whitney Knouse, Maggie Mayfield, Brooke Moore, Molly & Andy Parker, Shay Paulson, Kelley & Terri Sparkman, David Vobora & Whitney Ward
Military dress, business casual or cocktail is recommended. Since it is Veterans Day, it is encouraged that guests wear red, white and blue.
Uber is also offering 20% off (2) rides on the day of the event and $20 discount for first time users of their transportation services.