Battle Cries

A Marine Officer uses her love of the game to rise above tragedy and face her Marines in court.

  • Karen Walker
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    Drama, War
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    United States
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  • Los Angeles Film Awards
    los angeles, ca
    March 29, 2019
    "Honorable Mention" Best Screenplay (New Screenwriter)
  • Big Apple Film Awards
    New York City
    May 18, 2019
    Semi-Finalists- Screenplay
  • New York City International Screenplay Awards
    New York City
    June 30, 2019
    Quarter Finalist
  • The LIFE Fest- Loudoun Film Festival
    Loudoun, VA
    July 20, 2019
  • Table Read My Screenplay- Top 100 Hollywood
    July 9, 2019
    Top 100
  • Diversity Film & Script Showcase
    Los Angeles
    August 3, 2019
  • Military Script Showcase
    March 3, 2020
    Award Winner
  • Female Filmmakers Festival
    Beverly Hills
    September 25, 2019
  • Atlanta Film Festival
    Atlanta, Georgia
    September 27, 2020
    Top Feature Screenplays
  • Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival
    Rhode Island
    August 9, 2021
  • Visionfest Screenwriting Competition

    November 23, 2019
  • Urban Mediamakers Festival (UMF)
    October 11, 2021
    Honorable Mention- Feature Film Script
  • Lonely Wolf International Film Festival
    April 29, 2022
    IMDB Nominee- Feature Screenplay- written unproduced
Writer Biography - Karen Walker

Dr. Karen M Walker is a combat veteran with three successful tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. She is an advocate for change and works as an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist. This is her first screenplay and it is based on her personal journey. It represents a therapeutic journey and her passion to help veterans in their transition from service.

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Writer Statement

I personally want to be a part of this project in order to give women veterans a powerful voice. There have been characters portrayed in the media before however the woman veteran is rarely seen as the strong beautiful warrior that she is in the Service. She endures so much in and out of the service. I want her to shine on the big screen and encourage more women veterans to carry on.