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B-SHOW BEATDOWN: WRESTLERS ON THE BIG SCREEN

PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE

The Trylon microcinema

Mon May 30 7:00 8:45
Tue May 31 7:00 8:45

(1959, DCP, 79m) dir Edward D. Wood, Jr. w/Tor “The Super Swedish Angel” Johnson. If Plans 1 through 8 don’t succeed, try, try again. Ex-strongman Johnson plays the world’s unlikeliest detective in Ed Wood’s D-grade masterpiece. Though it has long been called “the worst movie ever made,” Plan 9 has nonetheless charmed and amused audiences for more than half a century.

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TAPE FREAKS

TAPE FREAKS JUNE

The Trylon microcinema

Wed Jun 01 7:00
(VHS, 110m) Theme for June's Screening: No One Speaks the Same Language. When everyone on set speaks a different language, movies can get weird. Real weird. Cultural appropriation runs rampant, metaphors are mixed like cocktails, and oranges can appear out of nowhere. $5

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JOAN VS BETTE

DANCING LADY

The Heights

Thu Jun 02 7:30
A Trylon Roadshow at the Heights Theater!
(1933, 35mm, 92m) dir Robert Z. Leonard w/Joan, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone. When Janie Barlow (Joan) is arrested for her ravenous striptease, a wealthy playboy (Tone) bails her out, and puts her in a “decent” show, directed by sexy Patch Gallagher (Gable).

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A SPIKE LEE JOINT

DO THE RIGHT THING

The Trylon microcinema

Fri Jun 03 7:00 9:30
Sat Jun 04 7:00 9:30
Sun Jun 05 5:00 7:30

(1989, 35mm, 120m) w/Danny Aiello, Rosie Perez, Ossie Davis, John Turturro. In Lee’s masterwork, Mookie (Lee) wanders the roiling streets of Brooklyn on the hottest day of the year. Tensions rise with the heat, leading to tragedy.

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THE CAMERAMAN

Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery

Sat Jun 04 8:30
A Trylon Roadshow at the Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery!
(1928, DVD, 69m) dir Buster Keaton and Edward Sedgwick w/Marceline Day. Keaton’s last great silent comedy. Trying to impress a secretary for MGM Newsreels, Keaton masquerades as a movie cameraman, fumbling and failing before saving a little monkey and emerging as a brilliant photographer. With live musical accompaniment by Dreamland Faces. $8 ($10 at the gate, "doors" open at 7:30)
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