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Free AARP Movies For Grownups Screening of “Hacksaw Ridge” on April 26 at the Maui Mall Megaplex
April 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFREE
Join AARP Hawaii for a free Movies for Grownups screening of “Hacksaw Ridge” at the Regal Maui Mall Megaplex in Kahului on Wednesday, April 26 at 6 p.m.
The movie stars Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington and Vince Vaughn. Mel Gibson directed. It was nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director and won for film editing and sound mixing.
“Hacksaw Ridge” is the true story of Desmond Doss, who saved 75 men in Okinawa during one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. Garfield plays Doss, an Army medic who believed the war was justified, but killing was wrong. He served on the front lines without a weapon and was the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor.
Registration is required to attend. To get tickets call 1-844-418-2281 until 2 p.m. Hawaii time or go to http://aarp.cvent.com/Hacksaw_Kahului
“Hacksaw Ridge” is rated R for its intense, prolonged, realistically graphic sequences of war violence.
AARP Movies for Grownups celebrates movies with storylines and performances that have distinct relevance to people 50+.
Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2-1hz1juBI
AARP is the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering Americans 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With nearly 38 million members, including nearly 150,000 in Hawaii, and offices in every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and advocate for what matters most to families with a focus on health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also works for individuals in the marketplace by sparking new solutions and allowing carefully chosen, high-quality products and services to carry the AARP name. To learn more, visit www.aarp.org or follow @AARP and @AARPadvocates on social media.