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Return to Giant, 25th Anniversary Screening

June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Winner of “Best Documentary” at the Lone Star Film Awards and a finalist at SXSW’s 1996 documentary competition, Return to Giant takes a touching look at the last days of James Dean as he spent his time on the Evans Ranch outside Marfa. Narrated by native Texan and lead singer for The Eagles, Don Henley, the documentary contains many never-before-seen photos and home movies shot on the Giant set by Marfa residents. It also contains the only interview with the late Dennis Hopper about his part in the movie as well as his Warner Bros. screen test for the role of Jordie Benedict.

“A double dollop of nostalgia!” The Dallas Morning News

This special screening commemorates the 25th anniversary of the documentary Return to Giant, and will take place at the Hotel Paisano in Marfa, which served as the headquarters for the Warner Bros. crew in 1955.

Come see the story of “the national movie of Texas” in the spot where it happened, Marfa.

It’s not just a screening, but an experience.


June 3
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hotel Paisano
207 Highland St.
Marfa, TX 79843 United States
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