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Wex Drive-In American Graffiti

Film/Video

Image courtesy of Unviersal Studios
Wex Drive-In
American Graffiti
George Lucas, 1973
Thu, July 23, 2009
Weather Update: We're sorry to report that due to weather, tonight's outdoor screening of American Graffiti is being moved indoors. The screening will begin around 9 PM and is still free.

American Graffiti is being presented as a free outdoor screening in our Wex Drive-In series. Come at 8 PM to claim your spot and get ready with drinks (cash bar), snacks, and free popcorn and Jeni’s ice cream. The film begins at dusk.

DJ Wolfman Jack spins the records that set the mood in this hit-filled coming-of-age film set amid the sock hops and drive-ins of Modesto, California, in the pre–Vietnam War era. Songs include Del Shannon's "Runaway" and the Platters' "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes." (110 mins., 35mm)

Wexner Center members receive a commemorative Wex Drive-In mug and discounted drinks at each outdoor film. Not yet a member? If you join at any Wex Drive-In screening, you'll receive a film/video T-shirt and two additional film passes (a $34 value).

In the event of rain or other bad weather, you can see American Graffiti in the Film/Video Theater at 9 PM.

Attending this event? Let your friends know and RSVP on Facebook.

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SOUNDTRACK-THEMED DRINKS: Check out the Soundtrack Available-themed drinks at Surly Girl Saloon (1126 North High Street, Columbus) this summer (examples include The Easyrider and The Manhattan).

REDUCED PRICED SOUNDTRACKS: Visit Used Kids Records (1980 North High Street, Columbus) to browse and buy soundtrack recordings with discounts available if you bring in a ticket stub from any Soundtrack Available movie.