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See Robin Williams in THE FISHER KING this Monday at Vintage Park for free!

The show starts at 7:30 PM and admission is absolutely free - though you can save your spot in the theater by pre-purchasing a $5 food and beverage voucher.

See Robin Williams in THE FISHER KING this Monday at Vintage Park for free!

When compared to the rest of director Terry Gilliam's work, THE FISHER KING is not an epic film. There are scenes of incredible fantasy and scenes of immense beauty (trademarks of any of Gilliam's films) but, for the most part, the film is grounded in the reality of life - even as its characters struggle to break free. It's a film that revels in the small moments - the wins and losses that define our lives.

Earlier this month we suffered an immense loss with the death of Robin Williams. Williams was, like so many of his films, an institution in the lives of his fan. Whether you grew up watching him on television, listening to his voice bring to life an animated character or hearing his words inspire greatness in others, Williams' was the channel in which so much genius passed through to our culture.

Join us in continuing our celebration of the life and films of Robin Williams with a free screening of THE FISHER KING this Monday, September 1 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Vintage Park. The show starts at 7:30 PM and admission is absolutely free - though you can save your spot in the theater by pre-purchasing a $5 food and beverage voucher.

Robin Williams and Jeff Bridges star in THE FISHER KING under the direction of Terry Gilliam. Bridges is shock jock Jack Lucas (think Howard Stern but not as nice) and he has seen better days. His career in ruins after accidentally causing a suicidal caller to commit a mass murder, Lucas crawls through life not looking for redemption so much as the bottle of booze that will make him forget he even existed. Williams is Parry, a homeless man whose past is tragically linked to Lucas' own. Together the two find a way to help each other out of their respective emotional hells and towards something resembling a normal life.

Williams' performance was nominated for Best Actor at the Academy Awards and he won a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a musical or comedy. In the film, Williams is a bursting balloon of joy, sorrow and love. The film is the epitome of so many of Williams' greatest performances - capturing just how and why audiences fell in love with the actor and how, through comedy, he could bring to life the pain and wonder that comes with being alive.

Join us for this special free screening and help us continue to remember and celebrate one of the greatest performers film has ever known.

Get tickets here!

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