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newportFILM presents Framing John DeLorean

Film Screening at Newport Polo

Date:    Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Thursday, June 27: newportFILM presents Framing John DeLorean

5:30PM - Venue & food vendors open
7:30PM - Live music by Los Dunderinos
8:45PM - Film followed by Q&A with director Don Argott and Sheena M. Joyce, moderated by Elizabeth Weitzman, author and film critic


  • Free popcorn courtesy of Kiel James Patrick
  • Live music supported by BankRI
  • On-site food vendors: Bella's Pizzeria, Boru Noddle Bar, Diego's Newport, Binge BBQ, Lemons Aid, Tricycle Ice Cream
  • BYO picnic, blankets & chairs
  • Rain Venue: Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody Street, Newport

Free Event - Suggested $5 Donation

Money, power, politics, drugs, scandal, and fast cars. The incredible story of John DeLorean is the stuff of a Hollywood screenwriter’s dreams. But who was the real John DeLorean? To some, he was a renegade visionary who revolutionized the automobile industry. To others, he was the ultimate con man. For the first time, Framing John DeLorean recounts the extraordinary life and legend of the controversial automaker, tracing his meteoric rise through the ranks of General Motors, his obsessive quest to build a sports car that would conquer the world, and his shocking fall from grace on charges of cocaine trafficking. Interweaving a treasure trove of archival footage with dramatic vignettes starring Alec Baldwin, Framing John DeLorean is a gripping look at a man who gambled everything in his pursuit of the American Dream.

Length: 109 minutes
Director(s): Don Argott, Sheena M. Joyce
Producer(s): Tamir Ardon, Don Arogtt