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The Cult Film Collective is dedicated to projecting and preserving 35mm and 16mm film prints. Their regular screenings at the Trylon Cinema are always on film and often sourced from private collections or archives.

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

THE WILD BUNCH

(1969, 35mm, 145m) dir Sam Peckinpah w/William Holden, Robert Ryan, Warren Oates. As the sun sets on the Old West, a group of aging outlaws escape to Mexico, on the run from bounty hunters and soldiers alike. Peckinpah’s elegiac and hyper-violent western is a 1960s masterpiece. These screenings are presented in partnership with the Cult […]


Showings: Apr. 9 7:15, Apr. 10 7:00, 9:30, Apr. 11 7:00, 9:30

SUPER FLY

(1972, 35mm, 91m) dir Gordon Parks w/Ron O’Neal, Sheila Frazier, Julius Harris. Immortalized by Curtis Mayfield’s sizzling score, Super Fly tells the story of Priest (O’Neal), a cocaine pusher-man who hopes to pull off one last major deal before retiring. The mob has different plans. Rare 35mm print! These screenings are presented in partnership with […]


Showings: Jul. 14 7:00, 9:00, Jul. 15 7:00, 9:00, Jul. 16 5:15, 7:15

HI, MOM!

(1970, 35mm, 87m) dir Brian De Palma w/Robert De Niro, Allen Garfield, Lara Parker. Upon returning home, Vietnam vet Jon Rubin (De Niro) directs an avant-garde voyeuristic porno film and then joins an acting troupe of militant Black activists—at which point the film switches from comedy to scorching social commentary and features one of the […]


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

16MM LEARNY TOONS

(16mm, 75m) Enlightening or bewildering?! Put on your thinking cap and join the Cult Film Collective and animator/collector/MinnAnimate organizer Adam Loomis for animated educational shorts that revel in the strange space between education and entertainment. 7:00 $10

WINTER KILLS

(1979, 35mm, 97m) dir William Richert w/Jeff Bridges, John Huston, Anthony Perkins. This hyper paranoid ’70s gem finds Nick Kegan (Bridges) in one conspiracy after another following the murder of his brother, the president. Once underappreciated, Winter Kills finds new life in a brand-new 35mm print. These screenings are presented in partnership with the Cult […]

WINTER KILLS

(1979, 35mm, 97m) dir William Richert w/Jeff Bridges, John Huston, Anthony Perkins. This hyper paranoid ’70s gem finds Nick Kegan (Bridges) in one conspiracy after another following the murder of his brother, the president. Once underappreciated, Winter Kills finds new life in a brand-new 35mm print. These screenings are presented in partnership with the Cult […]


Showings: Jan. 5 7:00, Jan. 6 7:00, 9:00, Jan. 7 3:00, 5:00

16MM PAN/SCAN SHOW

(16mm, approx 100m) The 16mm film format was largely used for television broadcast, experimental filmmaking, classroom instruction and cinema clubs. Films at the time were presented in 16:9 (like your modern TV) or wide screen 21:9 “cinemascope”. When broadcast to a classic 4:3 television, it was considered necessary to fill the screen. In a process known […]

FANTASIA

(1940, 35mm, 124m) dirs James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Ford Beebe Jr. w/Mickey Mouse, The Philadelphia Orchestra. Disney’s extraordinary technical achievement is a stunning symphony of light and sound that comprises eight pieces conducted by the great Leopold Stokowski. Eschewing the regular narrative formula, Fantasia is a marvel of experimental animation. These screenings are presented in […]


Showings: May. 3 7:00, 9:30, May. 4 7:00, 9:30, May. 5 3:00, 5:30

1980s ACTION EXTRAVAGANZA *SOLD OUT*

(35mm/DCP, 480m) The Cult Film Collective and the Trylon, the folks who bring you the Horrorthon, team up again for a marathon of mullets, bullets, stunts, and mayhem! Join us for rare 35mm prints, new restorations, trailers, cartoons, and more! Posters and buttons from the freaks at Tape Freaks for those who make it all […]

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