Presbyterian Village North Hosts Exclusive Screenings of Masters of the Air Series

Presbyterian Village North (PVN) has been abuzz with excitement as it hosts exclusive screenings of the highly anticipated Masters of the Air series in its Auditorium. The series, produced by industry giants Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg and Gary Goetzman, chronicles the gripping narrative of the 100th Bomb Group of the Air Force during World War II.

Adding a special touch to these screenings is PVN resident John “Lucky” Luckadoo, a WWII veteran and former member of the 100th Bomb Group, who served as a consultant on the series. Lucky’s invaluable insights have lent authenticity and depth to the portrayal of wartime experiences depicted in the drama.

Since the premiere, PVN has hosted weekly screenings, with attendance ranging between 150-200 residents per session. The communal experience of watching the series together has fostered a sense of camaraderie and shared appreciation for the sacrifices made by veterans like Lucky and his comrades.

A highlight of these screenings was a special red carpet event featuring Lucky Luckadoo himself, who shared poignant anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories of his time spent with the cast and crew in Hollywood and Washington DC. His firsthand accounts added a personal touch to the viewing experience, enriching the residents’ understanding of the historical context surrounding the series.

For those eager to catch the upcoming episodes, here’s a schedule of the remaining screenings at PVN:

  • February 16, 6:00 PM: Episodes 4/5
  • February 23, 6:00 PM: Episode 6
  • March 1, 6:00 PM: Episode 7
  • March 8, 6:00 PM: Episode 8
  • March 15, 6:00 PM: Final Episode

Don’t miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to witness history come alive on screen, surrounded by the camaraderie of fellow residents and the invaluable insights of a true WWII veteran. Join us at Presbyterian Village North for an unforgettable journey through the skies with the Masters of the Air series. Learn more here.