Alamo Drafthouse and Dogfish Head Off-Centered Film Fest This Week
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The Alamo Drafthouse and Dogfish Head Off-Centered Film Fest will be rolling into town this week starting Thursday evening with events through Saturday. We’ve participated in this event over the past few years and it’s been one we always look forward to.
As of last year they have expanded the event from a two day bit out at the Lake Creek location to multiple days of film, beer, and feasts at multiple locations around town and involving several of the area’s breweries all currated by the geniuses at Alamo and Dogfish Head’s craft beer mega-star, SAM CALAGIONE.
We’ve always been fond of the feast where Sam teams up wt the Alamo kitchen team to pair some of his more extreme beers with some yummy dishes, but as of last year we’ve become big fans of the Thursday night film and beer party. Check out this years confirmed list of beers/breweries in attendance.
From the horse’s mouth:
The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and Dogfish Head Craft Brewery have teamed up for the 5th Annual “Off-Centered Film Fest”, which features ‘off-centered films for off-centered people’! Sam Calagione, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery Founder and Head Brewer will be your host for each of the events and this year he’s bringing along some of our favorite comedic actors, writers and directors: David Wain (Wanderlust, Wet Hot American Summer), Ken Marino (Wet Hot American Summer, Wanderlust) and Jo Lo Truglio (Wet Hot American Summer, Superbad) to co-host.
WHEN/WHERE: THURSDAY, APRIL 19th – Republic Square Park
BLAZING SADDLES QUOTE-ALONG BEER PARTY – 6:00 PM
The Off-Centered Film Fest will kick off with an outdoor BLAZING SADDLES Quote-Along Beer Party Rolling Roadshow and a medley of craft brews. The Beer Party is getting the Action Pack treatment this year with a quote-along screening complete with subtitles to all the most memorable lines and cap guns to shoot ‘em up with Black Bart and The Waco Kid. Members of the Central Texas brewing community will be out in full force to showcase, and in some cases premiere, their most extreme, rare brews. There are confirmed kegs from (512), Circle, Dogfish Head, Hops & Grain, Jester King, South Austin Beer and Thirsty Planet with even more to come. Each brewery is bringing a special showcase beer that is normally hard to come by including a Cask of Jester King/Mikkeller Beer Geek Rodeo, Ranger Creek’s Strawberry Milk Stout and Thirsty Planet’s Jittery Monk Smoked Coffee Dubbel! Local non-profit The Texas Craft Brewers Guild will be operating a pie booth filled with the brewmasters behind many of the ales on hand and to top it all off, the event will also feature a mechanical bull! Bring a blanket and/or chair and enjoy a great movie, brew and food under the stars. Gates open at 6:00 PM and the movie will start at sundown.
Event Ticket Purchase:http://drafthouse.com/movies/ocff_blazing_saddles_quote-along_rolling_roadshow/austin
REPUBLIC SQUARE PARK
422 Guadalupe St. Austin, TX 78704
FRIDAY, APRIL 20th – Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar
ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST DOGFISH HEAD BEER FEAST – 7:00 PM
Join Sam Calagione, founder of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, for an evening of off-centered ales and incredibly awesome food from Alamo Drafthouse Executive Chef John Bullington. Attendees will be treated to a breathtaking 6 course Italian feast, paired with 8 beers from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery. Sam Calagione will be bringing special, hard to come by Dogfish Head kegs with enough character and nuance to stand up to any wine. See the link below to download the full menu for this event with beer pairings and prepare for some intense yearning.
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WAINY DAYS SCREENING – 10:30 PM
Join us for a screening of the hilarious hit web series WAINY DAYS with series creator David Wain in attendance along with special guests Jo Lo Truglio and Ken Marino. We will be exploring the best episodes of all 5 seasons and debuting some never before seen outtakes and deleted scenes from the recent feature film Wanderlust while enjoying some Dogfish Head brews.
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ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE LAMAR
1120 South Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX 78704
SATURDAY, APRIL 21st – Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar
BEST OF THE SHORTS CONTEST SCREENING – 7:30 PM
Sam Calagione and crew will be at the Alamo Drafthouse on S. Lamar enjoying some pints and celebrating some Western off-centered films. 18 of the short films submitted will be screened including the first, second and third place films. This year
for the first time an Audience Award will be presented to the short film that receives the most online votes. The top 10 shorts, as determined by our esteemed panel of judges, are now online for viewing and voting at http://vote.offcenteredfilmfest.com/. Vote for your favorite film and then join us at the screening when the winners are announced!
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