Upcoming Events – TRYLON

SANTO CONTRA HOMBRES INFERNALES

(1961, DCP, 77m, Spanish w/English subtitles) dirs Joselito Rodríguez, Enrique Zambrano w/El Santo, Joaquín Cordero, Gina Romand. Santo’s first cinematic appearance sees him working with the police to track down drug smugglers. Shot in Cuba immediately before the revolution, the film was wildly successful. New Restoration! FRI 7:00 SAT 8:45 SUN 3:00


Showings: May. 24 7:00, May. 25 8:45, May. 26 3:00

THE BATWOMAN

(1968, DCP, 80m, Spanish w/English subtitles) dir René Cardona w/Maura Monti, Roberto Cañedo, Héctor Godoy. A mad scientist is nabbing wrestlers for their spinal fluid to create a race of Gill Men. The cops call Batwoman to investigate. Working from a decade of Santo films, and landing on the heels of Adam West’s Batman, The […]


Showings: May. 24 8:45, May. 25 7:00, May. 26 4:45

THE VERDICT

(1982, DCP, 129m) dir Sidney Lumet w/Charlotte Rampling, Paul Newman, Jack Warden, James Mason. Frank Galvin (Newman), a promising lawyer turned ambulance-chasing alcoholic, takes on a medical malpractice case. Newman and Rampling are startlingly great as they woo and spar under Lumet’s direction. SUN 6:30 MON/TUE 7:00 9:30 Promotional support provided by KFAI. Learn about supporting […]


Showings: May. 26 6:30, May. 27 7:00, 9:30, May. 28 7:00, 9:30

THE WOLF HOUSE

(2018, 75m, Spanish w/English subtitles) dirs Joaquín Cociña, Cristóbal León w/Amalia Kassai, Rainer Krause. A young girl dodges punishment and escapes from a cult—loosely based on the secretive Colonia Dignidad—by running into the woods, only to find a dreamlike world darker than the home she escaped. The Wolf House is an impressive, disturbing, and complex […]


Showings: May. 31 7:00, 8:45, Jun. 1 7:00, 8:45, Jun. 2 3:00, 4:45

TOUCH OF EVIL in 35mm

(1958, 111m, 1998 reconstructed version) dir Orson Welles w/Charlton Heston, Orson Welles, Janet Leigh. Mexican narcotics officer Mike Vargas (Heston) must interrupt his honeymoon with his new American wife, Susan, (Leigh) after a bomb planted on the Mexican side of the border explodes on the US side. Famous for its startling three-minute-plus opening shot, Touch […]


Showings: Jun. 2 6:45, Jun. 3 7:00, 9:15, Jun. 4 7:00, 9:15

TAPE FREAKS JUNE

Join Tape Freaks as they present movies they love to audiences who don’t know what they’re in for until the title hits the screen! Shows are at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month. Tickets are $5. For more details, check out TapeFreaks.blogspot.com. 7:00 $5

9.8

(1982, 55m) dir Digger Kohler w/ Jim Turner. A locally produced comedy featurette about a preacher who upsets his church board by urging his flock to turn off their television sets. Fired from his position, the disturbed preacher embarks on a pilgrimage across the prairies where he and his disciples pursue a futile campaign to […]

SAHARA in 35mm

(1943, 97m) dir Zoltan Korda w/Humphrey Bogart, Bruce Bennett, J. Carrol Naish. Following the fall of port city Tobruk, the tank crew of the Lulubelle are in full retreat. With the Nazis on their tail, they pick up a motley crew of survivors. Without a digital restoration and rarely screened, Sahara deserves its time in […]


Showings: Jun. 7 7:00, Jun. 8 9:00, Jun. 9 3:00

FIVE GRAVES TO CAIRO

(1943, 96m) dir Billy Wilder w/Franchot Tone, Anne Baxter, Akim Tamiroff, Erich von Stroheim. Cpl. John J. Bramble (Tone) is the lone survivor of a tank division decimated by Rommel’s forces on the Egyptian border. To survive, he must pose as a waiter in a hotel the Nazis have commandeered. Five Graves is cleverly plotted […]


Showings: Jun. 7 9:00, Jun. 8 7:00, Jun. 9 5:00

THE PLAYER

(1992, 124m) dir Robert Altman w/Tim Robbins, Greta Scacchi, Fred Ward, and everyone else. Griffin Mill (Robbins) is a young studio executive lacking a moral compass. He finds himself caught up in an accidental murder, which would fit right in with the movie scripts he reviews. The Player is wonderfully clever, full of Hollywood in-jokes, […]


Showings: Jun. 9 7:00, Jun. 10 7:00, 9:30, Jun. 11 7:00, 9:30

CHUCK CHUCK BABY

(2023, United Kingdom, DCP, 101m) dir Janis Pugh. A film of love, loss and music set amongst the falling feathers of a chicken factory. Set in present day industrial North Wales, Helen spends her nights packing chickens and her days caring for a dying mother-figure Gwen. Helen’s world takes an unexpected turn with the return […]

HOUSEHOLD SAINTS

(1993, 124m) dir Nancy Savoca w/Lili Taylor, Vincent D’Onofrio, Tracey Ullman. Joseph Santangelo (D’Onofrio) is a butcher who “wins” his wife, Catherine, (Ullman) in a pinochle game. Their daughter, Teresa, (Taylor) is later possessed by the devout spirit of her grandmother. Savoca’s film is delightful, imaginative, and deeply strange. New Restoration! FRI/SAT 7:00 9:15 SUN […]

THE EARRINGS OF MADAME DE . . . in 35mm

(1953, 105m, French w/English subtitles) dir Max Ophüls w/Danielle Darrieux, Charles Boyer, Vittorio De Sica. An aristocratic woman known only as “Madame de . . .” (Darrieux) sells a pair of earrings given to her by her husband (Boyer) as a wedding gift. As the earrings pass hands, the unintended consequences lead to a domino […]

THE BADGE, THE BIBLE, AND BIGFOOT

(2019, 66m) dir Ashley Hays Wright, Bobbie Hays, David Owen Wright, and Cadence Wright. Bigfoot is sighted in a small coastal town, When the town’s children – and then Sheriff – go missing, the town’s only hope is Police Chief Harrison to battle the beast. He finds himself without his weapons, and must go hand […]

ONE FROM THE HEART

(1981, 93m, 2024 Reprise cut) dir Francis Ford Coppola w/Frederic Forrest, Teri Garr, Raul Julia, Nastassja Kinski. After five years together in Vegas, Hank (Forrest) and Frannie (Garr) are at odds about their futures. Coppola veered from the jungles of Apocalypse Now into this personal, stylish piece, set to the tune of Tom Waits and […]

THE PASSENGER in 35mm

(1975, 126m, Spanish, German, and French w/English subtitles) dir Michelangelo Antonioni w/Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre. When a war correspondent who can’t find a war (Nicholson) exchanges identities with a businessman he finds dead in a North African hotel, he believes he’s starting anew—but the persona has a dangerous past. Antonioni’s exploration of identity […]

SUBSTRATE

(2024, 40m) dir Louie LaFleur w/Mallory Helmerick, Londe Richardson, Niko Waryan, Louie LaFleur. After she is informed of a secret will, Val returns to her childhood home following the death of her estranged mother. THU 7:00  SAT 5:00 $8  

REMEMBER MY NAME in 35mm

(1978, 94m) dir Alan Rudolph w/Geraldine Chaplin, Anthony Perkins, Moses Gunn. When an unstable ex-convict (Chaplin, daughter of Charlie) begins stalking a man and his wife (Perkins and Berry Bernson, his wife in real life), secrets threaten to come to light. Chaplin is extraordinary and unrelenting in this thriller about loss and closure. FRI/SAT 7:00 […]

NOSTALGHIA

(1983, 125m, Russian w/English subtitles) dir Andrei Tarkovsky w/Oleg Yankovskiy, Erland Josephson, Domiziana Giordano. Andrei (Yankovskiy), a Russian intellectual doing research in Italy, becomes obsessed with his translator Eugenia (Giordano) as he pines for his home. The evocative candle scene is a transformative long take among Tarkovsky’s best. New Restoration! SUN 7:00 MON/TUE 7:00 9:30

TAPE FREAKS JULY

Join Tape Freaks as they present movies they love to audiences who don’t know what they’re in for until the title hits the screen! Shows are at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month. Tickets are $5. For more details, check out TapeFreaks.blogspot.com. 7:00 $5

10 CLOVERFIELD LANE

(2016, 103m) dir Dan Trachtenberg w/Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Goodman, John Gallagher Jr. After a terrible car accident, Michelle (Winstead) wakes up imprisoned in a bunker with Howard (Goodman) and Emmett (Gallagher Jr.), who claim that an attack by aliens has left the surface uninhabitable. John Goodman has never been more terrifying. Well, OK, Barton […]

ONE CUT OF THE DEAD

(2017, 96m, Japanese w/English subtitles) dir Shin’ichirô Ueda w/Yuzuki Akiyama, Harumi Shuhama, Takayuki Hamatsu. A hack director and his team of actors must shoot a zombie film for live television—and attempt to accomplish it in a single take. Opening with a 37-minute continuous shot and created on a shoestring budget, One Cut is a charming […]

KNEECAP

(2024, Ireland/United Kingdom, English & Irish w/English subtitles, 105 m) dir Rich Peppiatt. There are 80,000 native Irish speakers in Ireland. 6,000 live in the North of Ireland. Three of them became a rap group called Kneecap. This anarchic Belfast trio become unlikely figureheads of a civil rights movement to save their mother tongue. Bursting […]

ALTERED STATES in 35mm

(1980, 102m) dir Ken Russell w/William Hurt, Blair Brown, Bob Balaban. Researcher Eddie Jessup (Hurt) begins experimenting with sensory deprivation and hallucinogens in pursuit of “other states of consciousness.” A trip like no other, combining the untamed imagination of Paddy Chayefsky with the visual flair of Russell. These screenings are presented in partnership with the […]

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