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Friday, August 23 • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Opening Night: I Want My MTV sponsored by Kinetic

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The Opening Night Film will be preceded by a short film called Lost Weekend.

Lost Weekend
Directed by Bradford Thomason and Brett Whitcomb
Documentary / USA
14 minutes
In 1984, two friends from small-town Pennsylvania win an MTV contest and the chance to party with Van Halen for 48 Hours.

Opening Night Film: I Want My MTV

Directed by Tyler Measom and Patrick Waldrop
Documentary / USA
On August 1, 1981 an innovative new channel burst onto the rising spectrum of cable TV offerings. It became a touchstone for young people and a new format for musicians and filmmakers to show off their talents. I Want My MTV examines the channel's early days and its deep cultural impact. Director Tyler Measom and Original MTV VJ, Alan Hunter scheduled to attend.

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Friday August 23, 2019 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Alabama Theatre 1817 3rd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203

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