To celebrate the upcoming Blu-ray release of director Ken Wiederhorn’s zombie classic Shock Waves, the restored film is receiving a brand new, limited theatrical run! Originally premiering on Halloween at Georgia’s oldest operating cinema; the Plaza Atlanta Theatre will continue to host the movie throughout the week, after which it will begin its grand tour across the entire country.
The beautiful new DCP “print” comes courtesy of Blue Underground as the result of a long and meticulous restoration process, and will included additional audio commentaries, interviews, trailers and more! But before the original Nazi zombie classic finds its way to Blu-ray, fans will have the opportunity to view the film on the big screen for the first time!
10/31 – 11/6: Plaza Theatre, Atlanta GA
11/14 & 11/15: Hi-Pointe Theatre, St. Louis, MO
11/14 & 11/15: Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline, MA
11/17: Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park, Houston, TX
11/21 & 11/22: Music Box Theatre, Chicago, IL
11/24: Nitehawk Cinema, Brooklyn, NY
11/25: Alamo Drafthouse Yonkers, Yonkers, NY
11/28: Cinefamily, Los Angeles, CA
1/9/15: Hollywood Theatre, Portland, OR
Tickets to the release party hosted by Shock Waves writer and director Ken Wiederhorn are available right now via the official Nitehawk Cinema website. The event will also feature a Q&A immediately after the film moderated by Fangoria magazine’s Sam Zimmerman… not to mention complimentary drinks courtesy of the Bronx Brewery. You won’t want to miss it!
But even if you can’t make it to Brooklyn, be sure to visit Blue Underground on Facebook for even more information including additional theaters, screenings and tour dates. And stop by Amazon or the official website to pre-order your copy of Shock Waves on Blu-ray today.