NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Veterans Advantage, PBC, together with IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX), proudly announce a free, private IMAX movie screening of Warner Bros. Pictures' and Village Roadshow Pictures' drama "Sully" this Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11, for military, veterans and their family members. The film stars Academy Award® winner Tom Hanks ( Bridge of Spies, Captain Phillips, Forrest Gump) as the heroic airline pilot Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, a U.S. Air Force Academy graduate and veteran, and was produced and directed by Academy Award® winner Clint Eastwood ( American Sniper, Million Dollar Baby).
Sponsored by IMAX, the screening will be shown at 4pm at the AMC Loews 34th Street 14 & IMAX on 312 West 34 th Street, after the Veterans Day Parade in New York City. Military, veterans and their family members can reserve seats on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last at VeteransAdvantage.com/freescreening. "Veterans Advantage has generated a loyal following among movie-going veterans in recent years, and we are delighted to showcase, with IMAX, the story of Captain Sullenberger this Veterans Day. Fittingly, the theater is within sight of where the historic landing occurred," said Scott Higgins, Founder and CEO of Veterans Advantage. Higgins is also one of the founding partners of Veterans Week NYC. In the past, Veterans Advantage is pleased to have held such special Veterans Day screenings as Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam, Lone Survivor, starring Mark Wahlberg as Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, and Unbroken, the biopic of WWII prisoner of war Louis Zamperini. Higgins added, "These screenings are a memorable way to recognize service to our country during Veterans Week NYC, and we deeply appreciate IMAX's great support of this effort."