Raiders Of The  Lost  Ark
2016

The Picture House Pelham, NY

with

Matthew Staley

Professional Stuntman

Raiders of the Lost Ark— The Science of Stunts

An interactive discussion about the science of on-screen stunts.

The Picture House Pelham, NY

Film Synopsis

Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis do. 

In the first installment of the Indiana Jones series, the year is 1936. Archeology professor and adventurer Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant. Accompanied by his feisty, independent ex-flame Marion Ravenwood (Karen Allen), the two-fisted archaeologist embarks on a thrilling quest to locate the Ark before the Nazis do. Along the way, the two companions face poison, traps, snakes, and treachery. The film was nominated for nine Academy Awards and won four.

About the Speaker

Matthew Staley is a professional stuntman known for his work on The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Looper (2012), and The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012).