Upcoming Events – TRYLON

CAT DADDIES *SOLD OUT!*

(2022, DCP, 89m) dir Mye Hoang. Man has found a new best friend: Tora, Pickles, Lucky, Zulu, Toodles, Flame and GoalKitty. These are just some of the lovable feline stars of director Mye Hoang’s debut documentary film CAT DADDIES. A heartwarming and tender portrait of a diverse group of men whose lives have been forever changed […]

LOON! 

(2021, DCP, 82m) dir Kale Eickhof. Get ready to scream and laugh in terror as LOON! takes you on a horror-filled ride. A northern Minnesota lake seems peaceful until a series of bizarre and violent attacks begin to terrorize its residents. As survivors dig deeper into the mystery, they can’t believe their eyes—the attackers are […]

7 GRANDMASTERS

(1977, 35mm, 89m, Mandarin w/ English subtitles) dir Joseph Kuo w/Jack Long, Yi-Min Li, Yu Chang. When a kung fu master is awarded a plaque from the emperor, he sets out to prove himself by defeating the seven grandmasters. Do not miss the rare opportunity to catch this seminal martial arts film on 35mm. At Perisphere, […]


Showings: Feb. 3 7:00, Feb. 4 7:00, Feb. 5 3:00

GRINDHOUSE TRAILER SPECTACULAR!

(1970s and 1980s, 35mm, 70m) Film collector Dan Halsted presents a 35mm showcase of the strange, low-budget world of weird voiceovers, bizarre one-liners, and oddball gimmicks that promoters used to sell movies in the oversaturated markets of the 1970s and 1980s. These trailers include some of the weirdest two-minute roller-coaster rides of Italian horror, blaxploitation, […]


Showings: Feb. 3 9:00, Feb. 4 9:00, Feb. 5 5:00

GOLD DIGGERS OF 1933

(1933, DCP, 97m) dir Mervyn LeRoy w/Warren William, Joan Blondell, Dick Powell. Chantell Halsted brings her Hollywood Babylon series to the Trylon with this pre-Code gem. The Busby Berkeley choreography is sure to knock your socks off. 1:00

INVESTIGATION OF A CITIZEN ABOVE SUSPICION

(1970, DCP, 115m, Italian w/English subtitles) dir Elio Petri w/Gian Maria Volontè, Florinda Bolkan, Gianni Santuccio. A chief homicide detective (Volontè) murders his mistress and then conducts the investigation into the crime, leaving obvious clues to prove that there can be no consequences for men in power. Petri’s biting satire of fascist political control is […]


Showings: Feb. 5 6:30, Feb. 6 7:00, 9:15, Feb. 7 7:00, 9:15

LEE FIELDS: FAITHFUL MAN

(2022, USA, 83m) dir Jessamyn Ansary & Joyce Mishaan. His voice has been compared to James Brown, but Lee Fields is no knock-off. He’s the real thing. Listening to the soul sounds coming through his transistor radio in the late fifties and early sixties, Lee was hooked. Through the seventies, he made his living touring […]

LOS TALLOS AMARGOS (THE BITTER STEMS)

(1956, DCP, 90m, Spanish w/English subtitles) dir Fernando Ayala w/Carlos Cores, Vassili Lambrinos. Reporter Alfredo (Cores) befriends a Hungarian refugee, Paar Liudas (Lambrinos), who’s desperate to bring his family to Buenos Aires. The pair devise a clever get-rich-quick scheme, but once the money starts flowing, Alfredo’s barely checked paranoia rises. This gorgeous noir won the […]

JOE VERSUS THE VOLCANO

(1990, DCP, 102m) dir John Patrick Shanley w/Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Lloyd Bridges. Joe (Hanks), a hypochondriac working for an evil corporation, is diagnosed with an incurable disease. He agrees to jump into a volcano to appease an angry god. Along the way, he finds a reason to live. Ryan plays three roles in this […]


Showings: Feb. 10 7:00, 9:15, Feb. 11 7:00, 9:15, Feb. 12 3:00, 5:15

JOE VS THE VOLCANO BENEFIT FOR PROJECT KORU

Join us for a special screening of Joe Versus the Volcano to raise money for Project Koru – a nonprofit that helps young adult cancer survivors rediscover life beyond their cancer diagnosis.  Hear speeches from survivors who have benefitted from Project Koru, and get a behind the scenes look at how Project Koru helps cancer survivors […]

CONFESSIONS OF A POLICE CAPTAIN

(1971, DCP, 106m) dir Damiano Damiani w/Franco Nero, Martin Balsam, Marilù Tolo. When seemingly every level of city and state government is rife with corruption, Police Commissioner Bonavia (Balsam) turns to illegal means to take down the mob—while trying to negotiate a tenuous relationship with the idealistic new deputy D.A. (Nero). Smart, gritty, and sardonic. […]


Showings: Feb. 12 7:30, Feb. 13 7:00, 9:15, Feb. 14 7:00, 9:15

FUNNYMAN

(1994, DVD, 93m) dir Simon Sprackling w/ Tim James, Christopher Lee, Benny Young. After winning a beautiful English home in a game of poker, a record producer finds it to be haunted by a demonic jester intent on murdering his family. In the modern deck he is the Wild Card, The Joker. In the eyes of […]

EL VAMPIRO NEGRO (THE BLACK VAMPIRE)

(1953, DCP, 90m, Spanish w/English subtitles) dir Román Viñoly Barreto w/Olga Zubarry, Roberto Escalada, Nathán Pinzón. In Buenos Aires, a serial killer (Pinzón) is murdering children. Soon the police, and the underworld, are working to rid the streets of the madman. This third remake of Fritz Lang’s M focuses on the women of the story, […]

MORAL

(1928, DCP, 82m) dir Willi Wolff w/Ellen Richter, Ralph Arthur Roberts, Jacob Tiedtke. When the Emilsburg Morality Committee condemns Ninon de Hauteville’s (Richter) cabaret, she sets out to expose its hypocrisy. Richter was a German actress, dancer, and producer who appeared in more than 70 features between 1913 and 1933. These screenings are made possible […]


Showings: Feb. 17 7:00, Feb. 18 7:00, Feb. 19 3:00, 5:00

REVOLVER

(1973, 35mm, 111m) dir Sergio Sollima w/Oliver Reed, Fabio Testi, Paola Pitagora. After prison warden Cipriani’s (Reed) wife is abducted, the kidnappers demand that he release a notorious convict, Ruiz (Testi). Full of twists and tension, this is a classic example of the polizzi flick. SUN 7:00 MON/TUE 7:00 9:15


Showings: Feb. 19 7:00, Feb. 20 7:00, 9:15, Feb. 21 7:00, 9:15

SI MUERO ANTES DE DESPERTAR (IF I SHOULD DIE BEFORE I WAKE)

(1952, 35mm, 73m, Spanish w/English subtitles) dir Carlos Hugo Christensen w/Nestor Zavarce, Blanca del Prado. Lucio (Zavarce) is a prankster and class clown whose father is a homicide detective. When one of his classmates tells Lucio about a mysterious stranger, he agrees to keep it a secret—until she vanishes. Soon, more girls are missing, and […]

CHAN IS MISSING

(1982, DCP, 76m, English and Cantonese w/English subtitles) dir Wayne Wang w/Wood Moy, Marc Hayashi, Laureen Chew. Considered the first Asian-American feature to gain both wide distribution and critical acclaim, this singular comedy-drama-noir follows two San Francisco cabbies’ search for the title character, who has robbed them of $4,000. As a complex image of Chan […]


Showings: Feb. 24 7:00, Feb. 25 9:15, Feb. 26 3:00

SMOKE

(1995, DCP, 112m) dir Wayne Wang w/Harvey Keitel, William Hurt, Harold Parrineau. This undervalued highlight of 1990s indie cinema, written by Paul Auster, boasts a remarkable ensemble cast that also features Forest Whitaker, Giancarlo Esposito, and Stockard Channing. Their lives intersect at a Brooklyn smoke shop, where they share in one another’s joys and miseries […]


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

STRANGE SHADOWS IN AN EMPTY ROOM

(1976, DCP, 99m) dir Alberto De Martino w/Stuart Whitman, John Saxon, Martin Landau. This gripping procedural follows misogynistic and homophobic Captain Tony Saitta (Whitman) as he attempts to find the person who killed his sister. It features one of cinema’s greatest car chases. SUN 7:00 MON/TUE 7:00 9:00


Showings: Feb. 26 7:00, Feb. 27 7:00, 9:00, Feb. 28 7:00, 9:00

THE CRANES ARE FLYING

(1957, 35mm, 96m, Russian w/English subtitles) dir Mikhail Kalatozov w/Tatyana Samoylava, Aleksey Batalov, Vassily Merkurev. Veronica (Samoylova) is separated from her love Boris (Batalov) when he is drafted to serve during World War II. She must contend with the sorrow and horrors of the home front. FRI 7:00 SAT 9:00 SUN 3:00


Showings: Mar. 3 7:00, Mar. 4 9:00, Mar. 5 3:00

LETTER NEVER SENT

(1960, DCP, 96m, Russian w/English subtitles) dir Mikhail Kalatozov w/Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Tatyana Samoylava, Vassily Livanov. This harrowing, gorgeously photographed adventure film finds four diamond miners fighting for survival in the Siberian wilderness. The restoration was financed and supervised by Francis Ford Coppola. FRI 9:00 SAT 7:00 SUN 5:00


Showings: Mar. 3 9:00, Mar. 4 7:00, Mar. 5 5:00

A BRIGHTER SUMMER DAY

(1991, DCP, 237m, Mandarin w/English subtitles) dir Edward Yang w/Chang Chen, Lisa Yang, Kuo-Chu Chang. Yang’s masterpiece chronicles the political turmoil of 1960s Taiwan via the gradual evolution of a teenage boy and a crime that rocked the nation. 7:00


Showings: Mar. 5 7:00, Mar. 6 7:00, Mar. 7 7:00

THE CREMATOR 

(1969, DCP, 95m, Czech w/English subtitles) dir Juraj Herz w/Rudolf Hrusínský, Vlasta Chramostová, Jana Stehnová. Bleak does not begin to describe this long-banned tale of a Czech crematorium director who’s obsessed with order and seduced by Nazi ideology. This restoration brings to life Herz’s fabulous camerawork and impressionistic set designs. FRI/SAT 7:00 9:00 SUN 3:00 […]


Showings: Mar. 10 7:00, 9:00, Mar. 11 7:00, 9:00, Mar. 12 3:00, 5:00

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