LRFF’s Argenta Film Series presents the Academy Nominated ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ – February 20th
This February LRFF’s Argenta Film Series presents the Academy Nominated Dallas Buyers Club (117min)
When: Thursday, February 20, 7 p.m
Where: Argenta Community Theater
The Argenta Film Series screening is free to attend courtesy of William F. Laman Library. Seats are limited, so make sure to reserve your tickets by RSVPing here lrff.eventbrite.com
Film Synopsis: Dallas Buyers Club is a 2013 American biographical drama film, directed by Jean-Marc Vallée. Matthew McConaughey stars as AIDS patient Ron Woodroof, who smuggled unapproved pharmaceutical drugs into Texas when he found them effective at improving his symptoms, distributing them to fellow sufferers by establishing the eponymous “Dallas Buyers Club” whilst facing opposition from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The film has received general acclaim from critics and has been nominated for and won numerous accolades, most recognizing the performances of McConaughey and Leto, who have received numerous honors.
“Matthew McConaughey delivers the performance of his career!” Ann Hornaday, The Washington Post
“Jared Leto’s transformation is so complete – physically and vocally – that its hard to beleive he could be anything else” - David Edelstein, New York Magazine
“Dallas Buyers Club rests squarely on Matthew McConaughey’s scrawny shoulders, and he carries the burden gracefully with what might be a career-best performance” - Rotten Tomatoes
Watch ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ trailer HERE.