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Starts Sun, February 25

PHIL-FOR-SHORT

(1919, 35mm, 76m) dir Oscar Apfel w/Evelyn Greeley. Preceded by the short HER FIRST FLAME (1920, 35mm 20m) and PRINCESS NICOTINE; OR, THE SMOKE FAIRY (1909, 35mm, 5m). A futuristic world where men are the homemakers, a woman professor who won’t  be told how to live, and an experimental short about miniature nicotine fairies. These suffragette-era feminist silents are true rarities. Guest programmed by Maggie Hennefeld. Live musical accompaniment by Dreamland Faces.These screenings are made possible by the University of…

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Wed, February 28

AN ACT OF PURE AND UNRELENTING BEAUTY

(2017, DCP, 43m) dir M. Parker Stuart. Each piece starts somewhere else, in found footage or professionally produced culture. These artifacts are cut down to their atomic structure and rearranged into abstract fields of dancing color, allowing the pixels to be what they are so that we can follow their lead. This quarter's Northern Exposure was guest curated by Chelsea Arden Parker of Feminist Video Quarterly and Altered Esthetics. 7:00

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Starts Thu, March 1

THE COMPANY OF WOLVES

(1984, 35mm, 95m) dir Neil Jordan w/ Sarah Patterson, Angela Lansbury, David Warner. A Freudian folklore tale of magic, werewolves, and dreams seen through the eyes of a young girl. Beautifully brought to life by Angela Carter and Neil Jordan, this practical effects-laden mini masterpiece is a must for fans of genre film. Presented by Twin Cities Psychotronic Film Society. $10, 7:00 9:00 

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Thu, March 8

FRAGMENTS

Fragments is a web series written by Ben Kreibich, produced by Mack Hastings, and with photography by Jesse Johnson and Tim Schwagel.  The story follows Ben Beckley (Kreibich) and Alex Aldin (Alex Raney) as they navigate the world post-psychiatric treatment.  Their fresh friendship anchors them to a common goal to find a deeper meaning in their new lives post-treatment.  The series is seven chapters long, and flits between comedy and drama in a natural, realistic style. Featuring original music composed by…

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Thu, March 15

HELLAVISION TELEVISION ANIMATION SHOW

A series of episodic experimental animation screenings and zines. Screenings are held quarterly, free to the public. Anyone and everyone is welcome to participate. Please direct questions to hellavisiontelevision@gmail.com FREE 7:00 

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Fri, March 30

2ND ANNUAL ALL-NIGHT HORRORTHON FUNDRAISER

The Trylon thrives because of you. Support our programming by attending the All-Night Horrorthon. We’ll reveal six films, made from the 1960s to the 1990s, starting at 7 p.m. and running until dawn. Endure gruesome trailers and rare 35mm prints, provided by the Cult Film Collective and the Twin Cities Psychotronic Film Society. Those who stick it out to the end will receive a limited-edition button and screenprinted poster. FRI 7:00 – SAT 6:00 a.m. $40  

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Past Films in this Series

Starts Fri, February 2

PLAYTIME

(1967, 35mm, 124m, French with English subtitles) dir Jacques Tati w/Tati and assorted buffoons. This is one of the most ambitious comedies ever made. Monsieur Hulot (Tati) wanders confusedly amid Paris’s swirl of modernist architecture and technical gadgetry. Each moment swells with detail and sonic precision. These screenings are presented in recognition of MSR Design’s pro bono architectural services for this past summer’s Trylon Cinema renovation. FRI/SAT 7:00 9:30 SUN 5:15 7:45

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Starts Thu, February 22

TOTES RECALL – MEN IN BLACK

(1997, 35mm, 98m) dir Barry Sonnenfeld w/ Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Fiorentino, and Frank the Pug. A police officer (Smith) joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth. This film is presented as part of a live recording of Totes Recall, a Minneapolis-based comedy podcast that examines memory and evolving social norms through the lens of revisiting popular movies. This time, we're taking advantage of Trylon Cinema's spectacular theater to screen a 35mm print of not…

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Starts Fri, February 23

PHIL-FOR-SHORT

(1919, 35mm, 76m) dir Oscar Apfel w/Evelyn Greeley. Preceded by the short HER FIRST FLAME (1920, 35mm 20m) and PRINCESS NICOTINE; OR, THE SMOKE FAIRY (1909, 35mm, 5m). A futuristic world where men are the homemakers, a woman professor who won’t  be told how to live, and an experimental short about miniature nicotine fairies. These suffragette-era feminist silents are true rarities. Guest programmed by Maggie Hennefeld. Live musical accompaniment by Dreamland Faces.These screenings are made possible by the University of…

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Starts Sat, February 24

FINDING THE INVISIBLE MAN

(PG-13, DVD, 45m) Bizarre incidents threaten a young boy's perception of what is real and what is not within his constant sleepwalking occurrences and must protect his jar of lightning from a strange monolithic void. $10 4:30

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