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Movie: Argo

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Petty Auditorium

Based on a true story about the rescue of six Americans who were hiding out at the Canadian Ambassador's home during the 1979 Iran Hostage Crisis. Ben Affleck directed this movie and stars as CIA specialist Tony Mendez. He's the guy with the "best bad idea" for an escape plan. His cover is that he's a Canadian film producer shooting a Hollywood sci-fi movie in Iran. Mendez must convince the Iranians that everything is legitimate, and then fly out with the six Americans posing as his film crew. Nominated for seven Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay.
Released 2012 - 120 minutes - R for language and some violent images