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Blaze

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 2 pm and 7:30 pm
Location: Sinnott Family - Bank of Utica Auditorium
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Directed by Ethan Hawke, 2018, United States, Rated R, 127 min.

Based on a true Texas story, Blaze is inspired by the life of Blaze Foley (newcomer Ben Dickey), the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas outlaw music movement that spawned the likes of Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson. The film weaves together three different periods of time, braiding re-imagined versions of Blaze’s past, present and future. The different strands explore his love affair with Sybil Rosen (Alia Shawkat, “Arrested Development”); his last, dark night on earth; and the impact of his songs and his death had on his fans, friends and foes. The braided storyline terminates in a bittersweet ending that acknowledges Blaze’s profound highs and lows, as well as the impressions he made on the people who shared his journey. Written by director Ethan Hawke and Sybil Rosen, based on her memoi

Open Caption Wednesdays
Both Wednesday screenings will feature Open Captions (subtitles) for the benefit of our deaf or hearing-impaired guests. Please be aware that this service is not always available from the film distributor, but will be provided whenever possible.

Tickets are on sale 30 minutes prior to each screening.

  • Admission:
    $6 MWPAI Members
    $8 General Admission
    $4 Students
    Free for PrattMWP Students
  • Film Passbooks that don't expire:
    10 discounted admissions are available
    at the Performing Arts Ticket Office:
    $55 for MWPAI Members
    $75 for General Admission

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