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Crystal Screen 2014 – Outdoor Film Festival


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Crystal City will hold an outdoor film festival, presenting 12 weeks of movies under the stars. Bring a picnic and a blanket. Movies are held rain or shine, except in cases of severe, inclement weather. This year’s festival will feature a variety of airplane-centric movies including comedies, thrillers, and action/adventure. The theme will celebrate the area’s unique connection to Reagan National Airport, as well as key area tenants, including Boeing, which will soon open it’s east coast regional headquarters in Crystal City.

Dates: Monday Nights, June 2-August 25, 2014

Time: Sundown

Location: 18th and Bell Street, across from the Crystal City Metro Station
Crystal City, Virginia
Free garage parking is available at designated Crystal City garages after 4:00 p.m. Garages are located at 241 18th St., 220 20th St., 2100 Crystal Dr. and 2200 Crystal Dr.

2014 Movie Schedule

June 2 – Airplane! (1980) Rated PG. A comedy about an airplane crew who falls ill and the only person who can land the plane is an ex-pilot who is afraid to fly

June 9 – Drop Zone (1994) Rated R. A cop teams up with a skydiver to capture a computer hacker on the run

June 16 – Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987) Rated R. A comedy about a man travelling home for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious salesman

June 23 – Red Eye (2005) Rated PG-13. A woman is kidnapped and forced to follow an assassination plot by a terrorist while aboard a red-eye flight

June 30 – Top Gun (1986) Rated PG. A student from the Navy’s elite fighter weapons school learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom

July 7 – Hot Shots! (1991) Rated PG-13. A parody of “Top Gun” in which an unstable fighter pilot has to overcome the ghost of his father and save a mission sabotaged by weapons manufacturers

July 14 – Up in the Air (2009) Rated R. A man whose job is firing people enjoys life traveling around the world, but finds his lifestyle threatened by a new hire and potential love interest

July 28 – Con Air (1997) Rated R. An ex-con and former US Ranger becomes stuck in a prisoner transport plane when the passengers seize control

August 4 – Red Tails (2012) Rated PG-13. A group of African American pilots in the Tuskegee training program are called into duty under the supervision of Col. A.J. Bullard

August 11 – Executive Decision (1996) Rated-R. After terrorists take control over an airliner, an intelligence analyst accompanies a commando unit for a midair boarding operation

August 18 – Flight (2012) Rated-R. A pilot saves almost all of his passengers on his malfunctioning airliner, but the investigation reveals something troubling

August 25- Snakes on a Plane (2006) Rated-R. A thriller about an FBI agent who takes on a plane full of poisonous snakes that were deliberately released on a plane in order to kill a witness being flown to testify against a mob boss

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