In keeping with the 2017 them of honoring The American Solider, this year's film festival showcases three of the best Hollywood films about our American servicemen.
Red Badge of Courage (1951) - Civil War private, Henry Fleming, panics during the first battle and finds a chance to redeem himself. Starring Congressional Medal of Honor Winner Audi Murphy. Directed by John Huston. Shown from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
A Farewell to Arms (1932) - On the Italian front during World War I, American ambulance driver Frederic Henry Falls in love with English Red Cross nurse Catherine Barkley. Starring Gary Cooper, Helen Hayes, and Adolphe Menjou. Directed by Frank Borzage. Shown from 12:10 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Catch 22 (1970) - Captain John Yossarian tries to get himself certified insane so he can stop flying dangerous missions. Starring Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, and Richard Benjamin. Directed by Mike Nichols. Shown from 1:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Admission to the film festival is free with your paid admission to the museum..