BLAZE

Date

Apr 01 2018 - Jan 12 2020

Time

12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fine Arts Theatre

Location

Fine Arts Theatre
Asheville, NC

Event Description

The story of an unsung country music legend who gave up paradise for the sake of a song.

BLAZE is inspired by the life of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas outlaw music movement that spawned the likes of Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson. The film weaves together three different periods of time, braiding re-imagined versions of Blaze’s past, present and future. The different strands explore his love affair with Sybil Rosen; his last, dark night on earth; and the impact his songs and death had on his fans, friends, and foes. The braided storyline terminates in a bittersweet ending that acknowledges Blaze’s profound highs and lows, as well as the impressions he made on the people who shared his journey.

FILM INFORMATION:
Director: Ethan Hawke
Producers: Ethan Hawke, Ryan Hawke, John Sloss, & Jake Seal
Writer: Ethan Hawke & Sybil Rosen


BLAZE is inspired by the life of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas outlaw music movement that spawned the likes of Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson.