Machete Sneak Preview to Screen in Austin on September 2nd
Live in or around Austin, Texas, and just can't wait for the September 3rd release date of Robert Rodriguez's Machete? Then you're in luck as Troublemaker Studios, the Austin Film Society, and The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema have put together a sneak preview of the film on September 2nd along with an "explosive" after party.
Here are the full details:
The screening is taking place on Thursday, September 2nd, at 8:00 PM at The Paramount Theatre (713 Congress Avenue). All tickets include admission to the official stunt-filled after-party at Austin Studios (1901 E 51st Street).
A pre-sale is currently under way for Austin Film Society members, Machete crew, and Fantastic Fest badgeholders until August 20th at 12:00 Noon. Pre-sale tickets can only be purchased via this Austin Film Society link. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on at 12:00 Noon Saturday, August 21, through (866) 9PROTIX, protixonline.com, or at the Paramount Theatre box office.
All tickets include Q&A with the filmmakers and entrance to the official after party at Austin Studios. Pricing is as follows:
$100 – premium orchestra seating
$ 50 – rear orchestra and mezzanine seating
$ 30 – balcony seating
Proceeds from this event benefit the Texas Filmmakers Production Fund and the Texas Motion Picture Alliance (TXMPA).
He looked like just another day laborer from the streets and the perfect fall guy for a crooked political assassination. But he turned out to be Machete (Danny Trejo), a legendary ex-Federale with a deadly attitude and the skills to match. Left for dead after clashing with notorious Mexican drug kingpin Torrez (Steven Seagal), Machete has escaped to Texas, looking to disappear and forget his tragic past. But what he finds is a web of corruption and deceit that leaves a bullet in a senator and Machete a wanted man.
Machete sets out to clear his name and expose a deep conspiracy. Helping Machete even the odds are Luz (Michelle Rodriguez), a sexy taco-truck lady with a rebellious spirit and revolutionary heart, and Padre (Cheech Marin), a priest who’s good with blessings but better with guns. Carving a path of bullets, blood, and broken hearts, Machete’s quest ultimately leads him back to Torrez for an epic battle of revenge and redemption.
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