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      Peanut Butter Falcon Film Screening and Q & A With the Filmmakers in Asheville


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      August 15, 2019

      Thursday   6:30 PM

      36 Biltmore Avenue
      Asheville, North Carolina 28801

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      Peanut Butter Falcon Film Screening and Q & A With the Filmmakers

      Connect Beyond Festival presents a FREE film screening of   The Peanut Butter Falcon     From the producers of Little Miss Sunshine, THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON is a modern Mark Twain style adventure that tells the story of Zak (Gottsagen), a young man with Down syndrome, who runs away from a residential nursing home to follow his dream of attending the professional wrestling school of his idol, The Salt Water Redneck (Thomas Haden Church). A strange turn of events pairs him on the road with Tyler (Shia LaBeouf), a small time outlaw on the run, who becomes Zak’s unlikely coach and ally. Together they wind through deltas, elude capture, drink whisky, find God, catch fish, and convince Eleanor (Dakota Johnson), a kind nursing home employee charged with Zak’s return, to join them on their journey. The Peanut Butter Falcon is a joyous and uplifting folk story that celebrates the friendship of three unexpectedly kindred spirits.   After the screening, we will host a Q&A with the writers and directors, Tyler Nilson and Michael Schwartz.    The film will be released nationwide in theaters on August 23rd and is distributed by Roadside Attractions.    Don't miss your opportunity to catch the 2019 SXSW Audience Award Winning film before it hits theaters!    RSVP to reserve your seat!

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