- December 21, 2015

Austinite Wins Alamo Drafthouse ‘Star Wars’ Marathon After A Grueling 46 Hours

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“The Force has chosen!”

So said Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Monday, as it announced the winner of its “Star Wars: The Marathon Awakens” fan contest. 

Jim Braden of Austin, the winner of the marathon, began watching 46 hours of nonstop Star Wars screenings at 4:30 a.m. on Thursday with four other contestants. The marathon, held at the South Lamar Boulevard theater, was made up of the two trilogies, nine showings of…