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Midway on the USS Midway Museum | A Special Screening Event


Join the GI Film Festival San Diego and the USS Midway Museum for an exclusive screening of MIDWAY.  This 2019 film centers on the Battle of the Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII. The film, based on real-life events of this heroic feat, tells the story of the leaders and soldiers who used their instincts, fortitude and bravery to overcome the odds. This film is rated PG-13.

This screening will take place in the Hangar Bay of the USS Midway Museum. Come early and explore the museum’s  Battle of the Midway Exhibit including three WWII era aircraft: the F4F Wildcat, SBD Dauntless, and the TBD Devastator replica (used in the Midway film!).  Hear from the museum’s historian Karl Zingheim, visit the GIFFSD booth, and grab a bite from the concession stand.

Event Schedule

Boarding will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Program will begin at 7:15 p.m.

MIDWAY is being released by Lionsgate on Digital February 4 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD on February 18.  Don’t miss this chance to see MIDWAY aboard the USS Midway Museum.

This event is FREE but a ticket is required for admission.  All ages require a ticket.  Attendees are subject to a bag inspection before boarding. Seating is first come, first served.

Space is limited. Click “ATTEND” to secure your free tickets.

This screening is co-presented by:

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In this program


The story of the Battle of Midway, told through the experiences of the WWII leaders and soldiers who fought it.

Dates & Times


USS Midway Museum

Fri, Feb 7
7:15 pm