Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Sunday April 16, 2017
      2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: GTCN channel 2.3
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Summary Sentence: 19-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle. Through flashbacks the film shows what really happened to his squad - contrasting the realities of war with America's perceptions.

Full Summary: After a video of him saving his sergeant's life during a battle in Iraq goes viral, a 19-year-old U.S. soldier named Billy Lynn (Joe Alwyn) is invited, along with his squad mates, to return to the States for a promotional tour involving a military celebration during a Thanksgiving football game. However, the experience only makes Lynn feel more alienated from a society that doesn't truly understand or appreciate the sacrifices of its soldiers. Kristen Stewart, Vin Diesel, Garrett Hedlund, Steve Martin, Tim Blake Nelson, and Chris Tucker co-star. Directed by Ang Lee, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk is based on the acclaimed novel of the same name by Ben Fountain. Author: Jack Rodgers GTCN Movie Poster Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk - IMDB

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After a video of him saving his sergeant's life during a battle in Iraq goes viral, a 19-year-old U.S. soldier named Billy Lynn (Joe Alwyn) is invited, along with his squad mates, to return to the States for a promotional tour involving a military celebration during a Thanksgiving football game. However, the experience only makes Lynn feel more alienated from a society that doesn't truly understand or appreciate the sacrifices of its soldiers. Kristen Stewart, Vin Diesel, Garrett Hedlund, Steve Martin, Tim Blake Nelson, and Chris Tucker co-star. Directed by Ang Lee, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk is based on the acclaimed novel of the same name by Ben Fountain. Author: Jack Rodgers

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Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk - IMDB

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Georgia Tech Cable Network (GTCN)

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Public, Undergraduate students, Graduate students
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Keywords
GTCN, free movies, flicks, matinee
Status
  • Created By: nhansen7
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Apr 7, 2017 - 11:39am
  • Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017 - 5:12pm