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'Raiders of the Lost Ark' screening to be held at Air Force Museum Theatre

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  • By Eric Henry
  • Air Force Museum Foundation


There will be a special Air Force Museum Theatre screening of the classic adventure film Raiders of the Lost Ark, starring Harrison Ford and directed by Steven Spielberg, on May 22 at 4 p.m., on the grounds of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Released in the summer of 1981, Raiders of the Lost Ark was the first film to feature the iconic character Indiana Jones. This presentation of Raiders of the Lost Ark will feature state-of-the-art high-definition picture and sound on the region’s largest screen. 


Raiders of the Lost Ark is part of the Air Force Museum Theatre’s Hollywood Film Series, sponsored by Cassano’s Pizza King, which features new and classic Hollywood blockbusters on the fourth Sunday of every month.


Ticket prices for these screenings are $5 per person and each film will play on the fourth Sunday of every month at 4 p.m., with the exception of December’s movie, Frozen. June’s film will be the hit animated film, Home, starring Jim Parsons (Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory) as the lovable alien “Oh.” 


The remaining films for 2016 are:

  • June 26Home (2015)
  • July 24 - Star Wars Episode 7 (2015)
  • Aug. 28 - Jurassic World (2015)
  • Sept. 25 - The Peanuts Movie (2015)
  • Oct. 23 - The Goonies (1985)
  • Nov. 27 - Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
  • Dec. 11 - Frozen (2014)

Tickets can be purchased at the Air Force Museum Theatre Box Office at (937) 656-4629.


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In addition to the Hollywood Film Series, the theatre’s daily schedule includes films such as Living in the Age of Airplanes, Journey to Space 3D and Fighter Pilot 3D. For more information, or to purchase tickets, please visit or call (937) 656-4629.


About the Air Force Museum Theatre

The theatre is operated by the Air Force Museum Foundation, Inc., a Section 501(c)(3) private, non-profit organization that assists the Air Force in the development and expansion of the facilities of the National Museum of the United States Air Force. For more information on the Air Force Museum Foundation, visit The Air Force Museum Foundation is not part of the Department of Defense or any of its components and it has no governmental status.


About the National Museum of the United States Air Force

The National Museum of the United States Air Force, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio, is the world’s largest military aviation museum. With free admission and parking, the museum features more than 360 aerospace vehicles and missiles and thousands of artifacts amid more than 17 acres of indoor exhibit space. Each year about one million visitors from around the world come to the museum. For more information, visit



NOTE TO PUBLIC: For more information, please contact the Air Force Museum Theatre at (937) 253-4629, visit or email


NOTE TO MEDIA: For more information, contact Mary Bruggeman, Chief, Theatre Operations, (937) 656-9623,  or Eric Henry, Theatre Manager, (937) 656-9627,