Target Presents AFI’s Night at the Movies Featuring STEEL MAGNOLIAS, MISERY, MOONSTRUCK, NORMA RAE, BLADE RUNNER: THE FINAL CUT and More!

     April 18, 2013

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For one night only, Target is sponsoring AFI’s Night at the Movies, a screening of 13 classic films hosted by the stars that helped make them famous.  2012 AFI Life Achievement Award recipient and Oscar®-winning actress Shirley MacLaine and Oscar®-winning actress Sally Field will reunite to co-present Steel Magnolias, Harrison Ford will present Blade Runner: The Final Cut and Kevin Spacey will present The Usual Suspects, just to name a few.

Tickets for the Wednesday, April 24th event are available now at the Arclight Hollywood website or box office.  You can head to AFI’s website for more information or hit the jump to read the press release for the event.

blade-runner-movie-posterCheck out the full press release below:

STEEL MAGNOLIAS ADDED TO STELLAR LINEUP AT TARGET PRESENTS AFI NIGHT AT THE MOVIES

More Tickets Released for Star-Studded Event on April 24

SHIRLEY MACLAINE AND SALLY FIELD REUNITE TO CO-PRESENT AND CELEBRATE MACLAINE’S BIRTHDAY WITH FANS OF BELOVED FILM 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, APRIL 17, 2013, LOS ANGELES, CA – The American Film Institute (AFI) announced today that STEEL MAGNOLIAS has been added to the classic movie lineup of screenings for the special one-night-only event, Target Presents AFI Night at the Movies. 2012 AFI Life Achievement Award recipient and Oscar®-winning actress Shirley MacLaine and Oscar®-winning actress Sally Field will reunite to co-present the film, which will screen along with 12 other films, on Wednesday April 24 at the ArcLight Hollywood.  Adding to this unique night, audience members will join Field and AFI to celebrate MacLaine with a birthday song prior to the screening. Tickets for STEEL MAGNOLIAS go on sale today at 10:00 a.m. (PT).

“What better way to celebrate… spending the evening with people who love the movies and friends who make them,” commented MacLaine.

STEEL MAGNOLIAS brings together several generations of spirited Southern women in a celebration of life, laughter and love.  The chemistry of the all-star ensemble creates movie magic – a beautiful, emotional alchemy that is heartwarming and life-affirming even as it wrings tears from its audience. The title itself refers to the contrasts embodied by its complex protagonists – each of whom is as strong as steel and as delicate as a magnolia.

The complete list of 13 films and artists confirmed to participate are:

Kathy Bates presenting MISERY(1990)

Cher presenting MOONSTRUCK (1987)

Sally Field presenting NORMA RAE (1979)

Sally Field and Shirley MacLaine co-presenting STEEL MAGNOLIAS (1989)

Peter Fonda presenting EASY RIDER (1969)

Harrison Ford presenting BLADE RUNNER:  THE FINAL CUT

Samuel L. Jackson presenting PULP FICTION (1994)

Shirley MacLaine presenting TERMS OF ENDEARMENT (1983)

Demi Moore presenting GHOST (1990)

Mike Myers presenting SHREK (2001)

Sidney Poitier presenting IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT (1967)

Kurt Russell presenting THE THING (1982)

Kevin Spacey presenting THE USUAL SUSPECTS (1995)

Target Presents AFI Night at the Movies is a special event for all ages with previous years’ events selling out.  This additional screening allows more tickets to be available.  Tickets to each individual screening are $30 and include a large popcorn and soda, as well as a Magnum ice cream bar.  Tickets can be purchased through the ArcLight Hollywood website (arclightcinemas.com).  Tickets are also available for purchase in person at the ArcLight Hollywood box office at 6360 West Sunset Blvd. Information about the event will be available on AFI.com.

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