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“Blaze” Red Carpet and Q&A with Ethan Hawke, Ben Dickey & More at SXSW 2018 [Video]

Directed by means of Ethan Hawke, BLAZE is encouraged by means of the lifetime of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas outlaw track motion that spawned the likes of Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson. The movie weaves in combination three other classes of time, braiding re-imagined variations of Foley’s previous, provide, and long run. The other strands discover his love affair with Sybil Rosen; his closing, darkish evening on earth; and the have an effect on of his songs and his dying had on his fanatics, pals, and foes.

The movie has an all megastar billing of Benjamin Dickey, Alia Shawkat, Charlie Sexton, Josh Hamilton, Wyatt Russell, Jenn Lyon, Kris Kristofferson, Sam Rockwell, Steve Zahn, and Richard Linklater. Hawke co-wrote the movie with Rosen.

“It’s been 29 years since he [Blaze Foley] died and he’s about to be performed throughout the largest amplifier he’s ever been via.”- Benjamin Dickey

The SXSW Film Festival screening of Blaze marks the 6th time that Rosen had watched the movie, “I nonetheless have this sense of disbelief. I will be able to’t consider from this little seed that used to be planted in a tree space; those songs grew, a lifestyles grew, and 40 years later the track impressed Ethan. Blaze’s track shall be out on the earth in some way it’s by no means been sooner than and this is so shifting to me,” stated Rosen.

Watch protection from the pink carpet and Q&A moderated by means of SXSW Director of Film Janet Pierson. Blaze is these days taking part in in theaters.

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Blaze Foley Tribute Show Announced

BLAZE-Film-Still-courtesy-of-Steve-Cosens-640x360 Blaze Foley Tribute Show Announced Festival

Sign up for us for a birthday party of the existence and tune of the mythical Blaze Foley. This tribute efficiency will probably be on Friday, March 16 at 9pm, in an instant following the 6pm screening of the Ethan Hawke written/directed movie Blaze at The Paramount Theatre and can characteristic Ben Dickey, The Texas Gents, Gurf Morlix, Alynda Segarra (Hurrah for the Riff Raff), Nikki Lane, and JT Van Zandt.

Blaze is encouraged by means of the lifetime of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas outlaw tune motion that spawned the likes of Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson. The movie weaves in combination 3 other sessions of time, braiding re-imagined variations of Blaze’s previous, provide, and long term. The other strands discover his love affair with Sybil Rosen; his remaining, darkish evening on earth; and the have an effect on of his songs and his demise had on his fanatics, buddies, and foes. The braided storyline concludes with a bittersweet finishing that recognizes Blaze’s profound highs and lows, in addition to the impressions he made at the individuals who shared his adventure. Ben Dickey performs Blaze Foley within the movie; a efficiency which received him the Particular Jury Award for Fulfillment in Performing on the 2018 Sundance Movie Competition.

SXSW Platinum and Track and Movie badgeholders obtain number one get entry to to the screening and function. All badge varieties and Movie and Track wristbands can attend the efficiency and we will be able to open the doorways at eight:30pm. This show off will probably be an all-ages match.

BLAZE – Movie Nonetheless courtesy of Steve Cosens

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