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They Live

August 27 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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One event on August 28, 2022 at 7:30 pm

Put the glasses on for John Carpenter’s conspiracy-laden sci-fi satire

“I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass… and I’m all out of bubblegum,” warns L.A. drifter John Nada (wrestling superstar Rowdy Roddy Piper) after discovering a plot to enslave the American masses. Special glasses show him subliminal messages (“Submit!”) that reptilian aliens (disguised as Gordon Gekko-esque yuppies) are transmitting through TV, magazines, billboards and movies. It’s up to Nada and friend Frank (Keith David) to expose the conspiracy—but not before one of cinema’s longest, greatest fight scenes—in Carpenter’s still-prescient sci-fi satire.

2k DCP courtesy of Universal Pictures.

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Date:
August 27
Time:
9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Website:
https://drafthouse.com/austin/show/they-live

Venue

Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane
5701 W. Slaughter Lane, Bldg. F
Austin, TX 78749 United States
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