Contest: Chicago, watch Joseph Gordon-Levitt take The Walk in Imax early and for free

Though the story of Philippe Petit’s daring tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers was already told (and told well) in James Marsh’s 2008 documentary Man On Wire, the feat is getting a big, flashy update this year, courtesy of Robert Zemeckis’ The Walk. Teasing out the drama leading up to Petit’s major stunt, the film hopes to give some context to the spectacle with a cast that includes Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ben Kingsley, Charlotte Le Bon, and Ben Schwartz. Of course, it’s still very much about the “spectacle,” and Zemeckis’ team is pulling out all stops to put the audience right up there on the high wire with Petit. The Walk opens nationwide on September 30, but The A.V. Club and Sony Pictures have an opportunity for you to see it in Imax for free on September 28. For your chance to win a …

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