The Argenta Film Series remembers Arkansas’ own Lisa Blount with a screening of “Chrystal” on September 20th at 7 p.m. For free tickets, http://afs-chrystal.eventbrite.com. Screenings are held at the Argenta Community Theater. (405 Main Street, N Little Rock, AR 72114.)
Written and directed by Academy Award Winner Ray McKinnon, “Chrystal” stars Lisa Blount and Billy Bob Thornton. Sixteen years after the accident that claimed his son’s life and permanently injured his wife Chrystal (Lisa Blount), Joe (Billy Bob Thornton) returns home searching for redemption.
Lisa Blount was born in Fayetteville, Arkansas and passed away in 2010 at the age of 53. She got her first big break in 1982 when she played Lynette Pomeroy in “An Officer and a Gentleman”. She won an Academy Award in 2001 for “The Accountant”, which she produced with her husband Ray McKinnon.
All screenings are free courtesy of the William F. Laman Public Library. For tickets, please RSVP @ http://afs-chrystal.eventbrite.com.