History Society Presents: War Movie Series

Saving Private Ryan

The History Society Presents: War Movie Series

At The Comerford Theatre in the CNHS Building (Science Building) @ 8PM

Wednesday 9/21 - The Crossing (American Revolution)
A dramatization of George Washington's perilous gamble of crossing the Delaware River and attacking the British forces at Trenton.

Wednesday 10/5 - Lincoln (Civil War)
As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.

Wednesday 10/19 - Johnny Got His Gun (World War I)
A World War I soldier, rendered blind, deaf, limbless, and mute by a horrific artillery shell attack, finds a unique way of communicating with his doctors.

Wednesday 11/2 - Saving Private Ryan (World War II)
Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

Wednesday 11/16 - Full Metal Jacket (Vietnam)
A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue. 

*Disclaimer: Some or all movies are somewhat graphic due to content; viewer discretion is advised.