Movie showcasing war veteran's battle with PTSD coming to select theater in Colorado Springs

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A new movie is premiering in select theaters this week and features a troubled Iraq War veteran struggling to overcome PTSD.

"Sgt. Will Gardner" will debut Jan. 11. The actor starring in the film, Max Martini, is the same man who played Benghazi survivor Mark Geist in "13 hours".

The film will play at the AMC Classic Colorado Springs 10 from Jan. 11 to Jan. 16.

More about the movie:
Soldiers returning home often end up fighting a bigger battle than they could have ever imagined. This gripping drama tells the story of Iraq War veteran Will Gardner (Max Martini), who is struggling with the lingering effects of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) from his combat time with his platoon. As part of his struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), haunting memories make his attempt to start his post-war civilian life a challenge. After a series of setbacks, Will decides to set out on a cross-country motorcycle trip with the hope of reuniting with his young son. Along his journey, he reflects on his life with his war buddy, Sam (Omari Hardwick). As the miles pass, Will finds himself making new friends who not only encourage him to confront his past, but also help him focus on a goal of achieving peace and redemption.