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  • Better Start Running on Friday, July 27, 2018 @ 7:00 PM, Bomhard Theater
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  • Location: The Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St - GET DIRECTIONS
  • Date(s): Friday, July 27th @ 7:00 PM
  • Ages: 13+
  • Price: Tickets are $9.00
  • Running Time: TBA
  • Access Services: Accessible Seating, Assistive Listening System
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Louisville Film Society and The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts present
Better Start Running at Flyover Film Festival

An unexpected series of events turns everyday store clerk Harley [Alex Sharp] into a wanted man… and even more unexpectedly, he finds himself on the run with the girl of his dreams [Analeigh Tipton]. FBI Agent McFadden [Maria Bello] is determined to crush him and wants to teach her rookie partner [Karan Soni] how it’s done. But while the agents pursue their culprit, our hero has loftier pursuits.  He kidnaps his Vietnam vet grandfather [Jeremy Irons] to reunite him with the love of his life, picks up a try-hard beatnik hitchhiker [Edi Gathegi] with a secret of his own, and against all common sense follows a roadside attractions map with a mysterious history.  As the agents get closer and closer with every stop, this eclectic band of misfits becomes an unlikely family, because sometimes a running start… can be a better start.

Q&A with filmmakers to follow screening.

Filmed in Louisville using local cast and crew in 2016.

There will be an After Party, in SCENE at the Center, celebrating the Flyover films and filmmakers, as well as our local visual storytellers, to follow the Q&A of Better Start Running. We encourage all attendees to join us in celebrating the continued growth of our local film artistry and economy. After party is free and open to the general public. There will be a cash bar and affordable bar bites for purchase.

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The Louisville Film Society presents the 10th Annual Flyover Film Festival taking place July 22-27, 2018. Flyover hosts the Kentucky premieres for independent films with Bluegrass connections after premiering and winning awards at prominent festivals across the country. Festival activities include film screenings, Q&A with filmmakers, filmmaker and VIP receptions and a closing night party open to all. For more information on Flyover week, please visit louisvillefilmsociety.org


Kentucky Center Members, order through the Hotlines to receive your FULL BENEFITS, including waived fees. MembersFirst ($100-499 donors), call (502) 566-5144. CenterCircle Members ($500+), call (502) 566-5195. Hotlines are open M-F, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. 


SCENE at the Center, our small plates eatery, offers bar and food service two hours prior to most performances in Whitney Hall and the Bomhard Theater. Kitchen service ends as the curtain rises, but beverage service will continue throughout the performances and extend through midnight on Friday and Saturday nights.