In honor of the 70th anniversary of D-Day, The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre will host a special free screening of D-Day 3D: Normandy 1944 for veterans, active military and their guests on Friday, June 6th at 1:00 pm. The free screening will include remarks by WWII veteran and U.S. Representative John Dingell and Senator Carl Levin, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, prior to the start of the movie.
Narrated by renowned journalist and author Tom Brokaw, D-DAY 3D: Normandy 1944 is a Giant Screen documentary that provides a new, penetrating look at this defining moment in history in a truly unique manner. Blending multiple cinematographic formats, including animation, CGI and stunning live-action images, D-DAY 3D: Normandy 1944 brings this monumental event to Michigan’s largest screen. Exploring science, technology, engineering and mathematics, audiences of all ages, including new generations, will discover from a new perspective—in breathtaking 15-perforation/70mm IMAX 3D film—how this landing changed the course of history.
From Memorial Day Weekend (Sat. May 24) through the weekend of July 4 (Sun. July 6), The Henry Ford will be commemorating and celebrating the brave men and women of the US Armed Forces with several unique and inspiring events including Civil War Remembrance in Greenfield Village May 24-26 and Salute to America in Greenfield Village, July 2-5.
Seating for the free screening is limited and registration is required.
To register please click here or call (313) 982-6001 for more information.
Attendees are required to bring proof of military service with registration confirmation. Guests are limited to four per one veteran/active military person so that The Henry Ford can accommodate as many servicemen and women as possible.
D-Day 3D: Normandy 1944 is recommended for all audiences. Get more information on D-DAY 3D: Normandy 1944.
Part of The Henry Ford – America’s Greatest History Attraction – The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre opened in 1999 and is Michigan’s largest IMAX theatre having the capability to show both 2D and 3D IMAX films. The theatre features Michigan’s largest IMAX screen – over six stories tall & eight stories wide, highest seating capacity, and a 12,000-watt 6-channel digital surround sound system. IMAX films are projected via a 15,000-watt xenon arc lamp utilizing 15-perforation/70mm IMAX film stock (ten times larger than conventional 35mm film) which offers the best-possible image reproduction in motion picture projection. With crystal-clear images, 12,000 watts of digital surround sound, and a maximized field-of-view on its gigantic IMAX screen, The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre provides Michigan’s most immersive and powerful movie experience – visitors will feel as if they are truly IN the movie they’re watching. For film updates and additional information, visit thehenryford.org or connect with us on Facebook.