July 4, 2017
JULY 4TH 1996 shall always be remembered as the day our neighbours to the south saved the entire world and defeated a relentless alien invasion. This fourth of July The Fifth Reel wants to celebrate this pivotal event in human history with a screening of Roland Emmerich's INDEPENDENCE DAY!
“On July 2nd, communications systems worldwide are sent into chaos by a strange atmospheric interference, later revealed to be gigantic spacecraft piloted by a mysterious alien species. After attempts to communicate with the aliens go nowhere, David Levinson, an ex-scientist turned cable technician, discovers that the aliens are going to attack major points around the globe in less than a day. On July 3rd, the aliens all but obliterate New York, Los Angeles and Washington, as well as Paris, London, Houston and Moscow. The survivors devise a plan to fight back against the enslaving aliens, and July 4th becomes the day humanity will fight for its freedom. “ - IMDB
Be sure to get here early because we'll be having some good ol' fashioned BBQ snacks at the theatre! It's a 4th of July party Fifth Reel style!
Now that's what I call a close encounter.