Family Movie Night Featuring Wonder Woman
Directed by Patty Jenkins
Bring the kids and enjoy a special night of movie magic featuring the Warner Bros. blockbuster hit, “Wonder Woman” (rated PG-13). The featured presentation is scheduled on the flight deck of the USS Midway Museum. Admission includes one bag of popcorn. Attendees will also be treated to an exclusive preview of the upcoming animated film “Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero. Heroes welcome. Costumes are encouraged.
Notes: This screening event is scheduled to take place on the flight deck of the USS Midway Museum. Theater style seating will be provided. We suggest you bring a jacket and blankets to stay warm. Baggies with snacks are permitted but no coolers or full picnics allowed. You may also bring water in a clear container. No other beverages please. Concessions will be available. Do not bring your own seating. The USS Midway Museum’s safety crew will conduct a bag check. In the event of rain, the screening will move into the hanger bay of the USS Midway Museum.
About the film:
In this Warner Bros./DC Comics blockbuster, an Amazon princess leaves her island home and journeys to the outside world, which is being consumed by a massive war. With the help of an American pilot, she works to put an end to the conflict.
Patty Jenkins is a writer/director best known for directing Wonder Woman, the Warner Bros./DC Comics blockbuster of 2017, and her debut feature Monster. Patty also works in television where she is best known for the pilot and finale episode of AMC’s hit show The Killing.
Patty began her career as a painter at The Cooper Union in New York City. Upon transitioning to filmmaking, she spent eight years as an Assistant Camera Person/Focus Puller on commercials and music videos. After attending the AFI in Los Angeles, she wrote and directed Monster.
Roger Ebert named Monster as The #1 Best Film of 2004 and #3 Best Film of the decade. AFI named it on the Ten Best Films of the Year. Patty also garnered a number of awards and nominations, including winning Best First Feature at the 2004 Independent Spirit Awards. Charlize Theron went on to sweep the awards circuit winning the Oscar, Golden Globe, SAG Award, and numerous critics’ awards in the Best Actress category.
In 2017, Jenkins broke the record for Biggest Grossing Live-Action Film Directed by a Woman, Domestic and Worldwide, with Wonder Woman. The film also received critical acclaim, broke several records and went on to become highest grossing film of the summer of 2017.
Actresses: Gal Gadot, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright
Actors: Chris Pine, Danny Huston