Directed by Athens native James Ponsoldt, whose previous film, The Spectacular Now, was shot here in town, The End of the Tour chronicles Rolling Stone journalist David Lipsky (played by Jesse Eisenberg) as he interviews novelist David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel) during his 1996 book tour for Infinite Jest. The five-day interview was never published by Rolling Stone, but transcripts from their candid conversations appeared in Lipsky’s 2008 best-selling memoir, Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself, which was released two years following Wallace’s suicide. A Skype Q&A with Ponsoldt will be held after the screening.
7 p.m. $7.50–9.75. athenscine.com
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