Q Night at the Movies features The Big Chill 07/04

Posted on Jun 29, 2020

Q Night at the Movies presents one of the most enduring classics out of 1983, fronted by a star-studded cast: The Big Chill*. Before the movie, we hear from the creators of the hit shows *Game of Thrones and GLOW. After the feature, enjoy a blast into music's past with documentaries following Aretha Franklin and Woodstock. It all starts at 7 p.m. Saturday on Q.

On Story at 7 p.m. Series co-creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss explain the process of adapting George R. R. Martin's books into the HBO series Game of Thrones.

On Story at 7:30 p.m. GLOW co-creators Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch talk about adapting the real-life GLOW: Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling as a fictional series

Feature Film The Big Chill at 7:59 p.m. A once close-knit gang of friends — including an actor (JoBeth Williams), a doctor (Glenn Close) and her husband (Kevin Kline), a Vietnam veteran (William Hurt) and a journalist (Tom Berenger) — meets for a weekend after the funeral of their much-envied friend Alex, who committed suicide. The friends spend the weekend confronting the personal truths, sacrifices and betrayals that have left them disenchanted. Each must contend with unresolved issues they have with Alex, and with one another.

Aretha! Queen of Soul at 9:45 p.m. Honoring Aretha Franklin through archival footage from her storied career and interviews that evoke her memory.

American Experience Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation at 10:15 p.m. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, the three-day concert at a farm in New York that marked the end of one of the most turbulent decades in American history.