Dolemite is My Name - TIFF World Premier recap

 
Photo by Steve Housden of Xenon Pictures

Photo by Steve Housden of Xenon Pictures

Dolemite is My Name had it’s world premier yesterday (9/7/19) at the Toronto International Film Festival to incredible overall response. See photos below along with the fan/critical reviews! Social media lit up last night from all who attended. Just take a look at instagram for endless photos and video clips and thank you to all those who shared their experiences there.

Outside the Prince of Wales Theatre - Photo by Steve Housden

Outside the Prince of Wales Theatre - Photo by Steve Housden

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Attendees were treated to a special exhibit honoring Rudy Ray Moore and the film.

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Academy Award winner Ruth Carter was present showing her incredible costume designs.

Co-writer Larry Karaszewski.

Co-writer Larry Karaszewski.

Co-writer Scott Alexander and wife Debbie.

Co-writer Scott Alexander and wife Debbie.

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A collage of images from Larry Karaszewski from the event including recreations of the original slate from the filming of DOLEMITE and the Dolphin’s of Hollywood radio station as seen in DOLEMITE IS MY NAME!

A collage of images from Larry Karaszewski from the event including recreations of the original slate from the filming of DOLEMITE and the Dolphin’s of Hollywood radio station as seen in DOLEMITE IS MY NAME!

Reproduction matchbooks used in the club scenes for the film.

Reproduction matchbooks used in the club scenes for the film.

Sunglasses for the fans!

Sunglasses for the fans!

Cast interviews!

Cast interviews!

During the Q&A after the screening, the crowd cheered for the film and it’s cast and crew. L-R: Eddie Murphy, Director Craig Brewer, Wesley Sniped, Keegan-Michael Key, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Mike Epps, Craig Robinson, Titus Burgess, screenwriters Larry Karaszewski and Scott Alexander, and customer designer Ruth Carter.

During the Q&A after the screening, the crowd cheered for the film and it’s cast and crew. L-R: Eddie Murphy, Director Craig Brewer, Wesley Sniped, Keegan-Michael Key, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Mike Epps, Craig Robinson, Titus Burgess, screenwriters Larry Karaszewski and Scott Alexander, and customer designer Ruth Carter.

Check out the Q&A with cast and crew above!

Eddie Murphy taking selfies from the stage. He was seen graciously interacting with reporters, fans, shaking hands and signing autographs.

Eddie Murphy taking selfies from the stage. He was seen graciously interacting with reporters, fans, shaking hands and signing autographs.

Cast and crew!

Cast and crew!

Screenwriters Larry Karaszewski and Scott Alexander.

Screenwriters Larry Karaszewski and Scott Alexander.

The party!

The party!

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Mark Murray