Alex Quade Films premieres poignant for family of fallen soldier

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TAMPA — Like most red carpet events, Thursday’s final night of the Gasparilla Film Festival was filled with glitz and glamor at the Tampa Theatre.

The story follows war reporter Alex Quade as she’s embedded with Perelli’s Battalion over two tours in Iraq.

Nancy Pirelli and her family, the night was about remembering her son, Green Beret Staff Sergeant Rob Pirelli, who was killed while serving in Iraq in 2007.

To read the interview and the 10 News Tampa Bay local news video, click here.