“Honor Flight—The Movie,” will be shown later this month at Palace Twin Theater in Antigo.
According to the Antigo Daily Journal, tickets went on sale March 1. It will be shown at the on Sunday, March 10 and March 17 at 2 p.m.
The film follows a devoted team of Midwest volunteers as they race against the clock to send every local WWII veteran to the Washington, D.C. memorials built in their honor. The more they do, the more the cause takes on a life of its own.
The film captures Honor Flight from the point of view of the volunteers and veterans, who share their war and life stories along the way. The trip itself is a profound event, filled with surprises and acts of appreciation from a grateful nation. The all-but-forgotten veterans are heroes once again. The vets, volunteers and even complete strangers are often moved to tears by the power of the experience. Throughout the day, veterans begin to share their war stories - sometimes for the first time ever.
Palace Twin Theatre is located at 823 5th Ave. in Antigo. Their phone number is (715) 623-4570.
Click here to watch the trailer.