GWAR – Fantastic Fest Features Screenings of Upcoming “This Is GWAR” Documentaries at Alamo Drafthouse; Group to appear during certain screenings

The long-awaited and highly anticipated documentary, “This Is GWAR,” will receive a limited theatrical release at select Alamo Drafthouse locations in North America, ahead of its on-demand release via Shudder. “This Is GWAR” had its world premiere in September 2021 at Fantastic Fest in Austin, TX and these special screenings are also presented by Fantastic Fest. Tours begin July 16, and a full list of locations can be found below. Tickets are on sale here.

Members of GWAR will appear at two screenings of the film. These screenings will take place July 17 in Richmond, VA* and July 18 in Brooklyn, NY.

“This Is GWAR” is the powerful story of the iconic heavy metal art collective, told by the humans who fought to keep it alive for over thirty years. The feature-length documentary includes interviews with band members past and present and other artists including Weird Al Yankovic, Thomas Lennon, Alex Winter, Bam Margera and Ethan Embry, including never-before-seen footage of legendary GWAR frontman Dave Brockie (Oderus Urungus).

“This Is GWAR” is directed by Scott Barber (Orange Years: The Nickelodeon Story), with producers Tommy Avallone (Bill Murray Stories) and Josh Goldbloom (V/H/S/94). Executive producers include Bill Parks, Zach Blair, Matthew Helderman and Luke Taylor

Fantastic Fest presents “This Is GWAR” screenings:

Austin, TX (South Lamar)
17/07 – 15:25
18/07 – 19:40

Charlottesville, Virginia
20/07 – 19:30
21/07 – 19:30

Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (Las Colinas)
16/07 – 19:30

Denver, CO (Lake Sloans)
16/07 – 15:10
18/07 – 21:30

Houston, TX
20/07 – 19:30

Los Angeles, CA
18/07 – 21:30

Lubbock, TX
19/07 – 19:30

Northern Virginia (Loudoun)
18/07 – 20:00

Northern Virginia (Woodbridge)
18/07 – 19:30

New York (Brooklyn)
18/07 – 18:30

New York (Lower Manhattan)
18/07 – 19:45

Omaha, NE (La Vista)
21/07 – 19:00

Raleigh, North Carolina
18/07 – 22:15

Richmond, Virginia*
07/17 – 7:30 p.m. (Byrd Theatre)

San Francisco, California (new mission)
18/07 – 19:00

Twin Towns, MN
17/07 – 18:30

Washington D.C. (Bryant Street)
18/07 – 20:00

Winchester, Virginia
18/07 – 19:30

*not an Alamo Drafthouse location

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