Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is proud to announce that Matthew McConaughey, Parker Posey and director Richard Linklater – via Zoom – reunite with host Jack Black for the Dazed and confused Cast Reunion. Their prerecorded talk will be screened along with screenings of the iconic movie that, sure enough, kicks off the week of 4/20 in theaters around the world.
“As the founder and artistic director of the Austin Film Society, I know firsthand that community cinemas like ours are vital cultural spaces,” said Richard Linklater, pioneering director of the Austin Film Society. Slacker Before the dawn, and Boyhood“It is important that everyone does their part to ensure that theaters can reach the other side of this pandemic. We cannot come together as a community unless we have places to come together where we can share experiences, and there are cinemas in the heart of it. “
Dazed and confused Cast Reunion is the second of Alamo Drafthouse’s “Support Local Cinemas” events that are screened only in theaters. The initiative launched earlier this month with THE Lord of the Rings Cast Reunion, which reunites eleven cast members with host Stephen Colbert. To submit a question to the Dazed and confused panel, use hashtag #Dazed on Twitter.
As vaccination levels soar across the country, Alamo Drafthouse will continue to offer unique special events such as Under the spell of the Ring and Dazed and confused events as a ‘welcome back’ for guests to return safely to their local cinemas. Future “Support Local Cinema” events will be produced by Alamo Drafthouse and the content will be made available for free to every cinema in the world.
“We’ve found that the films that resonate most during COVID are warm, nostalgic, feel-good titles that we call eminently re-watchable,” said Tim League, Alamo Drafthouse Founder and Executive Chairman. Perhaps the king of our reusable cult favorite films is Richard Linklater’s Dazed and confused, and I am very happy that Richard Linklater, Matthew McConaughey Parker Posey, and Jack black give us their time for this event. “
Impressions of Dazed and confused begins Tuesday, April 20 and continues in cinemas around the world until the end of May. Tickets are available for purchase for screenings at Alamo Drafthouse locations at drafthouse.com/Dazed. Inquire at your local cinema for show times and availability.
Operating during the COVID era has been a huge challenge for all theaters – and will continue even as the industry and the world have returned to a sense of ‘normalcy’. After reopening in August last year, Alamo Drafthouse has reinvented its entire business model to create the safest possible outdoor meeting place – safer than supermarkets, bars and restaurants – with dramatically improved security protocols, HVAC upgrades and state-of-the-art technology.
Both Under the spell of the Ring and Dazed and confused events will also be available as Your Own Private Alamo Bookings, Alamo Drafthouse’s innovative ‘personal theater’ option where guests can quickly and easily book a show for their family and friends. Additionally, for fans who cannot safely get to a theater at this point, the reunion talks will be shared online later this year via Alamo On Demand.
Cinemas around the world wanting to access Cast and Crew Reunion content should traditionally book the movies and then contact the Alamo Drafthouse team using this form for additional instructions. Buy tickets for Dazed and Confused today.
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