I Am Chris Farley
8:45pm - Friday, Aug 28, 2015
Join us at the Rio Theatre for an exclusive Vancouver run of the highly anticipated new documentary I AM CHRIS FARLEY.
Chris Farley’s brother, comedian Kevin Farley (who also served as an executive producer on the film), will be present at screenings on Friday, August 28 and Saturday, August 29 to speak and take questions from the audience.
Tuesday, August 25
Movie at 9:30 | Tickets $10 advance / $12 door
Friday, August 28 | *Kevin Farley* in attendance!!
Movie at 8:45 | Tickets $12 advance / $15 door
Saturday, August 29 | *Kevin Farley* in attendance!!
Movie at 7:00 pm | Tickets $12 advance / $15 door
Tuesday, September 1
Movie at 7:00 pm | Tickets $10 advance / $12 door
**All ages welcome in the balcony! Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service.
***Groupons and passes OK for screenings on Tuesday, August 25 and Tuesday, September 1 only. Please redeem at the door.
Chris Farley lived his life full speed and committed to make everyone around him laugh out loud, and I AM CHRIS FARLEY will tell his hilarious, touching and wildly entertaining story for the first time ever – from his early days in Madison, Wisconsin, and at Marquette University, through his work at the legendary Second City to his rapid rise to the top of the comedy world on Saturday Night Live and in hit films like TOMMY BOY and BLACK SHEEP.
Directed by Brent Hodge (A BRONY TALE) and directed and produced by Derik Murray (I AM EVEL KNIEVEL, I AM STEVE MCQUEEN, I AM BRUCE LEE), I AM CHRIS FARLEY showcases the performer’s most memorable characters and skits from television and film, paired with iconic photographs, home movies and family snapshots, to fully round out the story of this comedy legend – a bear of a man who nevertheless had remarkable grace and physicality. Clips from Farley’s most memorable performances fill the documentary, from his breathtaking Chippendales audition alongside Patrick Swayze, to his comically ill-fated salesman in TOMMY BOY, to his diatribes as Matt Foley, the motivational speaker who “lives in a van down by the river!”
Sharing insights into the beloved funnyman are such co-stars and colleagues as Christina Applegate, Tom Arnold, Dan Aykroyd, Bo Derek, Pat Finn, Jon Lovitz, Lorne Michaels, Jay Mohr, Mike Myers, Bob Odenkirk, Bob Saget, Adam Sandler, Will Sasso, Molly Shannon, David Spade, Brian Stack and Fred Wolf, and family members including his brother Kevin, a comedian and actor, and his brothers Tom Jr. and Johnny, with sister Barbara.
I Am Chris Farley Official Website www.iamchrisfarley.com
Connect on Twitter @ChrisFarleyFilm
I AM CHRIS FARLEY (Brent Hodge and Derik Murray, 2015 / 96 mins / 14A) | A documentary on the life of comedian Chris Farley.
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