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Ecstasy of Order
Presented by Brian Kelley
Monday, May 07 9:30pm - 11:48pmin Austin, TX at Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar $9.00 General
The Event Program
- Movie presentation of Ecstasy of Order: The Tetris Masters
A documentary that captures the greatest world record Tetris players as they prepare for the Classic Tetris World Championship. From the days of Thor Aackerlund and his historic victory at the 1990 Nintendo World Championships, right up to the present and Harry Hong's perfect "Max-Out" score, this documentary expertly chronicles over two decades of Tetris Mastery.
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- In-theater Tetris tournament after the film!
The thing about Tetris is EVERYONE has played it. Which makes the new
documentary ECSTASY OF ORDER: THE TETRIS MASTERS a fascinating film
for everyone. Sure, a few people will immediately geek out at the
mention of Thor Ackerlund and his impact on the Tetris world with his
win at the 1990 Nintendo World Championships, but for everyone else,
there's simply no escaping the real drama of witnessing the obsession
of the competitive Tetris players profiled in the movie. From the
game's origins to modern day epic championships, the continued legacy
of Tetris is covered end to end in this immensely entertaining film.
Join us for a screening of ECSTASY OF ORDER: THE TETRIS MASTER
followed by an in-theater Tetris tournament with a real Nintendo
hooked up to the giant movie screen.
Do you have what it takes to be a
Tetris Master? Join us and find out!