HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 50 Pairs of Chicago Passes to 2011 Sundance Winner ‘Senna’ on Formula One Racing

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CHICAGO – In our latest documentary edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 50 admit-two passes up for grabs to the advance Chicago screening of “Senna” about Brazilian Formula One race car champion Ayrton Senna! The film won the 2011 Sundance Film Festival award for best documentary.

“Senna” features appearances by Ayrton Senna (archival footage), Alain Prost, Frank Williams, Ron Dennis, Viviane Senna, Milton da Silva, Neide Senna, Jackie Stewart, Sid Watkins, Galvão Bueno, Reginaldo Leme, Gerhard Berger, Nelson Piquet, Nigel Mansell and Jean-Marie Balestre from director Asif Kapadia and writer Manish Pandey.

The film opens on Aug. 19, 2011. To win your free pass to the advance Chicago screening of “Senna” courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just answer our question below. That’s it! This advance screening is on Monday, Aug. 15, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. in Chicago. Directions to enter this Hookup and win can be found beneath the graphic below.

The movie poster for Senna on Brazilian Formula One race car champion Ayrton Senna
The movie poster for “Senna” on Brazilian Formula One race car champion Ayrton Senna.
Image credit: Working Title Films

Here is the plot description for “Senna”:

Ayrton Senna’s remarkable story – charting his physical and spiritual achievements on the track and off, his quest for perfection and the mythical status he has attained – is the subject of “Senna”: a documentary that spans the racing legend’s years as a Formula One driver from his opening season in 1984 to his untimely death a decade later.

Far more than a film for F1 fans, “Senna” unfolds a remarkable story in a remarkable manner. The film eschews many standard documentary techniques in favor of a more cinematic approach that makes full use of astounding footage much of which is drawn from F1 archives and previously unseen.

The movie trailer for “Senna” can be watched now below.

To secure your free tickets now, make sure you’re logged into your HollywoodChicago.com account. If you don’t yet have one, you can quickly register here. Having an account with a valid e-mail address is required. Then, simply add a new comment in the form below. In your comment, include an answer to this question:

Agree or disagree and why:
I love Formula One racing because…

Like all Hookups here, this Hookup is simple: Just submit your comment below and we will award 50 admit-two tickets randomly via e-mail for our “Senna” Hookup. Winners need to arrive early as seats are consumed on a first-come, first-served basis. Winners are typically e-mailed our advance-screening passes two days before the screening date. Good luck!

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sandra's picture


i love it because of the drivers

e's picture

Senna screening

love it because of the danger and excitement

Anonymous's picture

Agree or disagree and why:

I love F1, it’s fast action I love the road courses and how teammates will beat on each other to make the podium.

DC's picture

formula one racing

Agree, I love it, the speed, the rush!

wongsand's picture

Formula One Racing - Disagree

I dislike racing because it’s a dangerous sport; however, I do love movies =)

alittlebitlauren's picture

I love Formula One racing because...

it’s amazing to watch the speed and intensity of the races.

Ro's picture


Formula One seems similar to the Indy Racing League, which I enjoy watching on account of the popularity of Danica Patrick and Helio Castroneves, so I assume I would enjoy Formula One as well, even though I haven’t been watching Formula One. I do, however, enjoy movies about the lives of sports figures.

pmitch8774's picture


groman28's picture


I love formula one racing because I love fast cars.

Tom5619's picture


it is the purest form of racing… and the cars don’t go around in circles.

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