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Rudy

Presented by: BCT Presents

Where: Buskirk-Chumley Theater

General Admission: $USD 5.00

Showtimes

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Description

picture of RudyIt’s the classic underdog tale: Rudy is expected to take a job in the town steel mill alongside his friends and family but he wants to play football at Notre Dame, despite poor grades, limited athletic skill, and a small stature. Will his spirit and determination earn him a place on the team?

 

portrait of Angelo Pizzo

Angelo Pizzo

The story is based on the life of Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger. Rudy was written by Angelo Pizzo, a Bloomington native and IU alum, who will join us to welcome you to the event and answer audience questions after the screening! Rudy was directed by David Anspaugh, also an IU alum, and shot in Illinois and Indiana. It was the first film that the Notre Dame administration had allowed to be shot on campus since Knute Rockne, All American in 1940. In 2005, Rudy was named one of the best 25 sports movies of the previous 25 years in two polls by ESPN (#24 by a panel of sports experts, and #4 by ESPN.com users). It was ranked the 54th-most inspiring film of all time in the “AFI 100 Years” series.

Release date: 1993
Run time: 1 hr 54 min
MPAA rating: PG
Screening format: DCP

Doors open at 7pm for this general admission event.

This film is part of the Sports IN Film Series:
Friday, August 16 – Breaking Away
Saturday, August 17 – Hoosiers
Sunday, August 18 – Rudy

 

The Venue

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114 East Kirkwood Avenue
Bloomington, Indiana 47408

Owned by the City of Bloomington, the Buskirk-Chumley Theater is operated by BCT Management, Inc., a private non-profit organization. This theater, located one block east of the Courthouse Square, seats 600 with an orchestra level and a balcony. Concessions and items purchased from BLU Boy Cafe may be taken into the auditorium.

Restrooms, concessions, the box office, and the orchestra-level seats are all wheelchair accessible. Special seats are reserved for those using wheelchairs, which can be purchased via the box office at 812.323.3020. Street, lot, and garage parking is available across downtown Bloomington.

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The Promoter

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114 East Kirkwood Avenue
Bloomington, Indiana 47408

BCT Presents strives to bring diverse, high-quality, nationally-touring performers to the stage each year. The series also occasionally includes  classic films.

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