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Habitat For Humanity In New Rochelle Plans 'Bridge Of Spies' Night

Habitat For Humanity of Westchester will host a special screening event for Steven Spielberg's 2015 fact-based film "Bridge of Spies," starring Tom Hanks, on Thursday at 7 p.m.
Habitat For Humanity of Westchester will host a special screening event for Steven Spielberg's 2015 fact-based film "Bridge of Spies," starring Tom Hanks, on Thursday at 7 p.m. Photo Credit: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Habitat For Humanity of Westchester will host a special screening event for Steven Spielberg's 2015 fact-based film "Bridge of Spies," starring Tom Hanks, on Thursday, April 14.

The event will include a screening of "Bridge of Spies" and a silent auction of the film's props. Popcorn and light refreshments will be available. Guest are encouraged to dress up in 1950s attire.

During the Cold War, James B. Donovan (portrayed by Tom Hanks) is entrusted with negotiating the release of Francis Gary Powers — an American pilot whose U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union — in exchange for Rudolf Abel, a captive and convicted Soviet KGB spy held under the custody of the United States.

The entrance fee is $10. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., and the screening/silent auction will begin at 7 p.m.

For additional information about the event, contact Jim@habitatwc.org.

Habitat for Humanity of Westchester is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, the not-for-profit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry founded by Millard and Linda Fuller in 1976.

Habitat for Humanity of Westchester is at 659 Main St., New Rochelle.

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