• Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made

    Dir. Jeremy Coon & Tim Skousen | 2016 | Spine No. 38

    The true tale of three friends and their quest to complete a shot-for-shot remake of Raiders of the Lost Ark.

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The true, decades-spanning tale of the greatest fan film ever made.

After Steven Spielberg's classic Raiders of the Lost Ark was released 35 years ago, three 11-year-old boys from Mississippi set out on what would become a 7-year-long labor of love and tribute to their favorite film: a faithful, shot-for-shot adaptation of the action adventure film. They finished every scene...except one; the film's explosive airplane set piece.

Over two decades later, the trio reunited with the original cast members from their childhood in order to complete their masterpiece. Featuring interviews with John Rhys Davies, Eli Roth and more, Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made is just that: the story of this long-gestating project’s culmination, chronicling the friends' dedication to their artistic vision—mixed in with some movie magic—to create a personal, epic love letter to a true modern classic. 
 

Special double-feature and/or Q&A advance screenings with
Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation featuring members of the cast!

June 2 | Seattle, WA | Northwest Film Forum | Tix
June 3 | Portland, OR | Hollywood Theatre | Tix
June 4 | Salem, OR | Salem Cinema | Tix
June 5 | Vancouver, WA | Kiggins Theatre | Tix

June 6 | Bellingham, WA | Pickford Film Center | Tix
June 9 | San Francisco, CA | Alamo Drafthouse New Mission | Tix SOLD OUT!
June 10 | Austin, TX | Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar | DOUBLE FEATURE | Tix 
June 10 | Austin, TX | Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar | DOC + Q&A | Tix
June 11 | Houston, TX | Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park | Tix
June 12 | Los Angeles, CA | The Cinefamily | Tix MOVED OFFSITE FOR MORE SEATS!

June 14 | Dallas, TX | Alamo Drafthouse Dallas | Tix SOLD OUT
June 16 | Washington, DC | AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center | Tix
June 17 | NYC | IFC Center | Tix
June 18 | Hartford, CT | Real Art Ways | Tix
June 19 | Chicago, IL | Music Box Theatre | Tix
June 19 | Glouchester, MA | Cape Ann Community Cinema & Stage | Tix
June 19 | Salem, MA | CinemaSalem | Tix

June 20 | Boston, MA | Brattle Theatre | Tix
June 21 | Kalamazoo, MI | Alamo Drafthouse Kalamazoo | Tix
June 22 | Traverse City, MI | State Theatre | Tix
June 23 | Ann Arbor, MI | State Theatre | Tix
June 23 | Pittsburgh, PA | Pittsburgh Filmmakers - Harris Theatre | Tix

June 24 | Cleveland, OH | Capitol Theatre | Tix
June 25 | Columbus, OH | Gateway Film Center | Tix

June 28 | Columbia, MO | Ragtag Cinema | Tix
June 30 | Kansas City, MO | Alamo Drafthouse Mainstreet | Tix
July 1 | Denver, CO | Alamo Drafthouse Littleton | Tix
July 2 | Denver, CO | Sie FilmCenter | Tix
July 5 | Ft. Collins, CO | Lyric Cinema | Tix
July 7 | Minneapolis, MN | Riverview Theater | Tix
July 8 | Madison, WI | Sundance Cinemas | Tix
July 9 | Milwaukee, WI | Times Cinema | Tix 
July 10 | Ft. Wayne, IN | Cinema Center | Tix
July 13 | Des Moines, IA | The Fleur Cinema | Tix
July 21 | Columbia, SC | Nickelodeon Theatre | Tix
July 22 | Asheville, NC | Grail Moviehouse | Tix
July 23 | Charlotte, NC | C3 Lab | Tix
July 24 | Knoxville, TN | Scruffy City Hall
July 27 | Chattanooga, TN | Cine-Rama
July 28 | Nashville, TN | Belcourt Theatre
July 30 | Athens, GA | Cine Theatre
August 4 | Jacksonville, FL | Sun-Ray Cinema
August 6 | Tampa, FL | Tampa Theatre
August 7 | St. Petersburg, FL | Muvico Theatres Sundial
August 26 | Biloxi, MS | Beau Rivage
August 27 | Birmingham, AL | Carver Theatre
August 31 & September 6 | Baltimore, MD | The Senator Theatre | Tix
September 22 | Bryn Mawr, PA | Bryn Mawr Film Institute 
September 23 | Phoenixville, PA | Colonial Theatre | Tix

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Date City Venue
June 17 - June 30, 2016 Austin, TX Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar Tix
June 17 - June 30, 2016 San Francisco, CA Alamo Drafthouse New Mission Tix
June 23 - June 30, 2016 Pittsburgh, PA Pittsburgh Filmmakers Tix
June 24 - June 30, 2016 Cleveland, OH Capitol Theatre Tix
June 24 - June 30, 2016 Columbus, OH Gateway Film Center Tix
June 24 - June 30, 2016 Orlando, FL Enzian Theater Tix
June 24 - June 30, 2016 Los Angeles (Orange County), CA Frida Cinema Tix
June 24 - July 7, 2016 Peoria, IL Landmark Cinemas Tix
June 24 - June 30, 2016 Yonkers, NY Alamo Drafthouse Yonkers Tix
June 29, 2016 Portland, ME SPACE Gallery Tix
July 1 - July 7, 2016 Denver, CO Alamo Drafthouse Littleton Tix
July 1 - July 7, 2016 Denver, CO Sie FilmCenter Tix
July 1 - July 2, 2016 Hartford, CT Real Art Ways Tix
July 1 - July 3, 2016 Lakeland, FL Polk Theatre Tix
July 1 - July 7, 2016 Tuscon, AZ The Loft Cinema - special double feature screening with The Adaptation on 7/5! Tix
July 1 - July 3, 2016 Vancouver, WA Kiggins Theatre Tix
July 5, 26 & 30, 2016 Lowell, MA Luna Theater Tix
July 7 - July 14, 2016 Howell, MA Historic Howell Theater Tix
July 8 - July 9, 2016 Boulder, CO The Dairy Center for the Arts - Skype Q&A with Chris Strompolos & Eric Zala on 7/8 and special double feature screening of The Adaptation on 7/9! Tix
July 8, 2016 El Paso, TX Alamo Drafthouse Montecillo Tix
July 8 - July 14, 2016 Grand Rapids, MI Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts Tix
July 8 - July 14, 2016 Kalamazoo, MI Alamo Drafthouse Kalamazoo Tix
July 8 - July 14, 2016 Milwaukee, WI Times Theatre - double feature screening and Q&A with Chris Strompolos & Eric Zala on 7/9! Tix
July 8 - July 14, 2016 Spokane, WA Magic Lantern Theatre Tix
July 9, 15 & 22, 2016 Austin, TX Blue Starlite Drive-In - special double feature screenings with The Adaptation! Tix
July 9, 2016 Detroit, MI Detroit Institute of Arts - Skype Q&A with Chris Strompolos & Eric Zala, PLUS a bonus screening of The Adaptation on 7/10! Tix
July 10, 2016 Ft. Wayne, IN Cinema Center - double feature screening plus Q&A with Eric Zala! Tix
July 11, 2016 Lafayette, LA Acadiana Center for the Arts Tix
July 12, 2016 Duluth, MN Zinema 2 - double feature screening and Skype Q&A with Chris Strompolos & Eric Zala! Tix
July 13, 2016 Des Moines, IA The Fleur Cinema Tix
July 13, 2016 Washington, DC Alamo Drafthouse Loudoun Tix
July 15 - July 17, 2016 Brooklyn, NY Videology Bar & Cinema - double-feature screening and Skype Q&A with Raiders Guys on 7/15! Tix
July 15 - July 21, 2016 Kansas City, MO Alamo Drafthouse Mainstreet Tix
July 15 - July 21, 2016 Santa Fe, NM Jean Cocteau Cinema Tix
July 15 - July 21, 2016 Shreveport, LA Robinson Film Center Tix
July 15 - July 21, 2016 Winston-Salem, NC A/perture Cinema Tix
July 18, 2016 Anchorage, AK Bear Tooth Theatrepub Tix
July 22 - July 28, 2016 Asheville, NC Grail Moviehouse - double feature screenings with The Adaptation on 7/22 - 7/24 plus Q&A with Eric Zala on 7/22! Tix
July 22 - July 28, 2016 Salem, MA CinemaSalem Tix
July 22 - July 28, 2016 San Diego, CA Digital Gym Cinema Tix
July 24, 2016 Knoxville, TN Scruffy City Hall - double feature screenings with The Adaptation and Q&A with Eric Zala! Tix
August 3, 2016 Winchester, VA Alamo Drafthouse - Winchester Tix
August 4, 2016 Albany, NY The Madison Theater Tix
August 5 - August 6, 2016 Nashville, TN Belcourt Theatre Tix
August 5 - August 11, 2016 Oklahoma City, OK Oklahoma City Museum of Art - double feature screening with The Adaptation 8/5! Tix
August 5 - August 7, 2016 Louisville, KY Speed Art Museum - double feature screening with The Adaptation Sunday! Tix
August 6, 2016 Tampa, FL Tampa Theatre - double feature screening plus Q&A with Eric Zala Tix
August 17 - August 18, 2016 Olympia, WA Capitol Theater Tix
August 20 - August 21, 2016 Bloomington, IN Indiana University Cinema - double feature screenings with The Adaptation plus Q&A on 8/20! Tix
August 23 - August 25, 2016 Albuqurque, NM The Guild Cinema - double feature screenings with The Adaptation each night, plus Skype Q&A on 8/25! Tix
August 26, 2016 Biloxi, MS Beau Rivage - hometown double feature screening plus Q&A with Eric Zala! Tix
August 27, 2016 Birmingham, AL Carver Theatre Tix
August 28 - August 29, 2016 Cary, NC The Cary Theater - double feature screenings with The Adaptation! Tix
August 31 & September 6, 2016 Baltimore, MD The Senator Theatre - double feature screenings with The Adaptation! Tix
September 22, 2016 Bryn Mawr, PA Bryn Mawr Film Institute Tix
September 23, 2016 Phoenixville, MA Colonial Theatre - double feature screening plus Q&A with Eric Zala! Tix

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