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Movie Premiere | Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

When:
Friday, November 11, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:55 PM
Where:
Off Campus in theaters nationwide
Description:

On Nov. 11, 2016, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk premieres in select theaters (nationwide release on Nov. 18). Set in Texas during the early years of America's war in Iraq, the film follows surviving members of heroic Bravo Squad on a bizarre and exhausting "Victory Tour," during which they are displayed in a halftime performance (featuring Beyoncé) at a Dallas Cowboys football game. The movie is directed by Academy Award-winner Ang Lee and stars newcomer Joe Alwyn, along with celebrated actors Kristen Stewart, Steve Martin, Chris Tucker, and Vin Diesel. Based on the award-winning novel by Ben Fountain, who held Texas State University's Endowed Chair in Creative Writing, 2014-2016.

Cost:
Check local theater listings
See:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2513074/
Sponsor:
Contact:
Twister Marquiss
Calendar:
Common Experience
Categories:
Academic, Celebrations, Entertainment, Theatre, Visual Arts
Audience:
Faculty, General Interest, Graduate Students, Staff, Undergraduate Students
Movie Premiere | Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk