DUANE JONES STAGES A REVOLUTION
October 16 - 20 at the Trylon
Jones, who led the literature department at Antioch College and taught at Long Island University, has become a beloved figure in horror-movie history. His cool demeanor and brilliant acting helped turn these two little films into cultural landmarks.
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Upcoming Films in this Series
(1968, DCP, 96m) dir George A. Romero w/Judith O’Dea, Karl Hardman, Marilyn Eastman. Romero’s original zombie apocalypse is still in a class by itself, a mingling of cold war creature feature with grim civil rights-era social consciousness. FRI 7:00 SAT 9:30 SUN 3:00 5:00 MON/TUE 7:00
(1973, DCP, 110m) dir Bill Gunn w/Marlene Clark, Bill Gunn, Mabel King. After archaeologist Hess Green (Jones) is stabbed with an ancient knife, he begins craving blood and bites his lover, Ganja (Clark). Ganja & Hess refused to pander to white audiences and failed to gain box office traction but became an art-house triumph. FRI 9:00 SAT/SUN 7:00