Catch a glimpse of the Closing Night Special Screening of AIR at SXSW through our photos! Director and star Ben Affleck was in attendance, along with a star-studded cast that included Matt Damon, Viola Davis, Jason Bateman, Chris Messina, Chris Tucker, Julius Tennon, writer Alex Convery, producers Jeff Robinov and Jason Michael Berman, and executive producers Jordan Moldo and Jon Weinbach.
Experience the awe-inspiring story of AIR, brought to life by award-winning director Ben Affleck. The movie delves into the groundbreaking partnership between rookie Michael Jordan and Nike’s fledgling basketball division, which forever transformed the world of sports and contemporary culture through the iconic Air Jordan brand. With everything on the line, an unconventional team takes a career-defining gamble, backed by the unwavering vision of a mother who knows the true value of her son’s immense talent, and the basketball phenom who went on to become the greatest of all time.
The film boasts a star-studded cast, including Matt Damon as maverick Nike executive Sonny Vaccaro, Ben Affleck as Nike co-founder Phil Knight, Viola Davis as Deloris Jordan, Julius Tennon as James Jordan, Chris Tucker as Howard White, Jason Bateman as Rob Strasser, Chris Messina as David Falk, Marlon Wayans as George Raveling, and Matthew Maher as Peter Moore, among other notable names.
Don’t miss out on this exciting film! AIR will be distributed by Amazon Studios and exclusively in theaters globally starting April 5, 2023. Be sure to mark your calendars and witness the captivating story of Michael Jordan and the birth of the Air Jordan brand on the big screen.
Check out the trailer below