TFA presents the critically-acclaimed, art heist mystery HEADHUNTERS as May’s selection for its Third Thursday screening series, now taking place through December at the Wichita Art Museum. The film screens on Thursday, May 17th at 7:00 pm and is followed by Tallgrass Cinema Salon. Tickets are $10 General Admission, $8 for students + teachers, seniors, military & TFA members. KPTS Channel 8 is media sponsor.
Based on Jo Nesbø's best-selling thriller from 2008, HEADHUNTERS stars the talented Aksel Hennie (Max Manus) as Roger, a charming scoundrel and Norway's most accomplished headhunter. Roger is living a life of luxury well beyond his means, and stealing art to subsidize his expensive lifestyle. When his beautiful gallery owner wife introduces him to a former mercenary in the possession of an extremely valuable painting, he decides to risk it all to get his hands on it, and in doing so discovers something which makes him a hunted man.
**Please note, through December 2012, all Third Thursday screenings will be held at the Wichita Art Museum.
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Tallgrass Film Association
Founded in 2003, Tallgrass Film Association fosters an appreciation of the cinematic arts by creating shared experiences around the international medium of film.