John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs

John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs

Director: Derek Wayne Johnson
Synopsis: The film sets out to explore a filmmaker who has had as many hits as misses, and to rediscover the legendary director through interviews with actors, filmmakers, friends, and from Avildsen himself. The documentary will also discuss the choices Avildsen made behind the camera which shaped the outcome of his films and their enduring popularity.
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Event Hours(1)

  • Avalon Theatre

    06:15 pm - 07:30 pm

    Documentary
    SPECIAL PREVIEW

    $10

All-Access Passes

all-access-pass$85 advance purchase / $95 at the door buys 4 days of screenings, Q&A Panels, Opening Night Gala, Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony featuring King of the Underdogs, plus restaurant coupons and a free Festival tote! Students $45 / $55 with discount code. ID check @ venue.

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Single Screening Tickets

single-screening copy $10 for a single screening purchase. Single-screening tickets may be used for any film.

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