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Money, power, politics, drugs, scandal, and fast cars. The incredible story of John DeLorean is the stuff of a Hollywood screenwriter’s dreams. But who was the real John DeLorean? To some, he was a renegade visionary who revolutionized the automobile industry. To others, he was the ultimate con man. For the first time, Framing John DeLorean recounts the extraordinary life and legend of the controversial automaker, tracing his meteoric rise through the ranks of General Motors, his obsessive quest to build a sports car that would conquer the world, and his shocking fall from grace on charges of cocaine trafficking. Interweaving a treasure trove of archival footage with dramatic vignettes starring Alec Baldwin, Framing John DeLorean is a gripping look at a man who gambled everything in his pursuit of the American Dream.

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6:30 PM: Gates Open
7:30 PM: Live Music By Los Duderinos
8:45 PM: Film followed by Q&A with directors Don Argott and Sheena M. Joyce; moderated by Elizabeth Weitzman, author and freelance film critic
Food Vendors: Boru Noodle Bar, Bella's Pizzeria, Diego's, Binge BBQ, Tricycle Ice Cream, Lemons Aid
Back-Up Venue: Casino Theatre
Run time: 109 mins
Directors: Don Argott, Sheena M. Joyce
Producers: Tamir Ardon, Don Argott
Cast: Alec Baldwin, Morena Baccarin, Josh Charles
Framing John DeLorean
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Absorbing... adds new insight to the inspiring and scandalous saga of John DeLorean.


...a quintessentially American story of ambition and greed, with plot twists a fiction writer might consider outlandish.

The New York Times

The perfect parable of eighties excess...

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