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I AM BATTLE COMIC will have Las Vegas premiere at special red carpet benefit

Posted at 9:00 AM, Apr 05, 2017

I AM BATTLE COMIC, a thought-provoking documentary about stand-up comedians entertaining our troops in the Middle East, will have it’s Las Vegas Premiere at a special red carpet benefit event at 9:30 p.m. May 31 at The AMC Town Square 18.  The event is sponsored in part by Battle Comics. 
It has been said, “Laughter is the best medicine." It also turns out that comedy can be a preventative medicine as well.  Since 1992 Battle Comics have been entertaining the troops in war zones and around the world and the new documentary I Am Battle Comic goes first hand and shows the importance of bringing laughter to those serving on the front lines.
I AM BATTLE COMIC follows comedians (Slade Ham, Bob Kubota, Jeff Capri and Don Barnhart)  touring the frontlines performing for our U.S. Troops stationed in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Iraq. Heartfelt interviews with top professional comedians (George Lopez, George Wallace, Dave Attell, Wayne Federman) are woven in with the filmmaker’s boots on the ground reality.
There will also be Q&A featuring director Jordan Brady and some of the comedians from the film including comedian and Battle Comic Founder Don Barnhart. ALL of the money raised benefits For Veterans Sake Foundation whose main focus is providing service dogs to veterans suffering from PTSD.
I AM BATTLE COMIC is sure to spark conversation and create a deep appreciation for our military non-profits and families. In March of 2016, comedian/filmmaker Jordan Brady traveled to the frontlines with four professional comics to perform for our military men and women.  The camera follows the comics confronting the highs and lows facing them and our brave men and women in uniform while weaving in current events such as the brutal terrorist attacks in Brussels, Turkey, and Iraq.  The dangers faced at the front and around the world underscore the mission to provide laughter for the men and women serving in our military.