Events for February 4 – May 21 – TRYLON

SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS

(1937, 35mm, 83m) dir David Hand w/Adriana Caselotti, Lucille La Verne, Harry Stockwell. Several diminutive companions harbor Snow White in their rustic cottage to protect her from a vain and murderous queen. Snow White’s massive success led to a boom of animated features. FRI/SAT 7:00 9:00 SUN 1:00 3:00 5:00


Showings: Sep. 2 7:00, 9:00, Sep. 3 7:00, 9:00, Sep. 4 1:00, 3:00, 5:00

FOREVER A WOMAN

(1955, DCP, 106m, Japanese w/English subtitles) dir Kinuyo Tanaka w/Yumeji Tsukioka, Ryôji Hayama, Junkichi Orimoto. Tanaka’s most personal film follows recently divorced Fumiko (Tsukioka), who learns she has late-stage breast cancer. Based on the life of poet Fumiko Nakajo, Forever is touching, inspiring, and masterfully directed. SUN 7:00 MON/TUE 7:00 9:00


Showings: Sep. 4 7:00, Sep. 5 7:00, 9:00, Sep. 6 7:00, 9:00

BAMBI

(1942, DCP, 69m) dir David Hand w/Hardie Albright, Peter Behn, Donnie Dunagan. Originally panned for abandoning Disney’s signature fantasy themes, Bambi is now widely recognized for its enduring coming-of-age story and evocative depictions of a world compromised by humanity’s looming presence. FRI/SAT 7:00 8:45 SUN 1:15 3:00 4:45


Showings: Sep. 9 7:00, 8:45, Sep. 10 7:00, 8:45, Sep. 11 1:15, 3:00, 4:45

THE MOON HAS RISEN

(1955, DCP, 102m, Japanese w/English subtitles) dir Kinuyo Tanaka w/Chishû Ryû, Shûji Sano, Hisako Yamane. Based on a script from Yasujirô Ozu, the gentle comedy Moon tells the tale of widower Mokichi (Ryû) as he navigates the marriages of his daughters in a changing society. SUN 6:30 MON/TUE 7:00 9:00


Showings: Sep. 11 6:30, Sep. 12 7:00, 9:00, Sep. 13 7:00, 9:00

LADY AND THE TRAMP

(1955, DCP, 76m) dir Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske w/Barbara Luddy, Larry Roberts. When muzzled by the nanny, a posh cocker spaniel runs away and forges an unlikely bond with a stray. Pulled from circulation for its offensive ethnic stereotypes, Lady remains a moving film about class in a genre largely devoid of such […]


Showings: Sep. 16 7:00, Sep. 17 8:45, Sep. 18 1:15

THE GREAT MOUSE DETECTIVE

(1986, 35mm, 74m) dir Ron Clements, John Musker, Burny Mattinson w/Vincent Price, Barrie Ingham, Val Bettin. Basil of Baker Street sets out to solve the mystery of a girl’s missing father. Musker and Clement’s success here dissuaded the corporation from abandoning its animation department and led to the so-called Disney Renaissance. FRI 8:45 SAT 7:00 […]


Showings: Sep. 16 8:45, Sep. 17 7:00, Sep. 18 3:00, 4:45

LOVE LETTER

(1953, DCP, 98m, Japanese w/English subtitles) dir Kinuyo Tanaka w/Masayuki Mori, Yoshiko Kuga, Jûkichi Uno. Five years after the war, lovelorn veteran Mayumi (Mori) translates love letters from Japanese women to American G.I.s. Produced the year the U.S. occupation in Japan ended, Tanaka’s first film dives into the complexities faced by women in the postwar […]


Showings: Sep. 18 6:30, Sep. 19 7:00, 9:00, Sep. 20 7:00, 9:00

CINDERELLA 

(1950, DCP, 74m) dir Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske w/Ilene Woods, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton. Forced into servitude by her stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella becomes determined to make an impression at the royal ball. Disney’s first commercial success since Snow White solidified the status of the iconic Disney princess. FRI/SAT 7:00 8:45 SUN 1:15 […]


Showings: Sep. 23 7:00, 8:45, Sep. 24 7:00, 8:45, Sep. 25 1:15, 3:00, 4:45

GIRLS OF THE NIGHT

(1961, DCP, 93m, Japanese w/English subtitles) dir Kinuyo Tanaka w/Hisako Hara, Akemi Kita, Kyôko Kagawa. Kuniko (Hara) is sent to a rehabilitation center for sex workers in the shifting societal landscape of postwar Japan. SUN 6:30 MON/TUE 7:00 9:00


Showings: Sep. 25 6:30, Sep. 26 7:00, 9:00, Sep. 27 7:00, 9:00

THE DEVIL COMMANDS

(1941, DCP, 65m) dir Edward Dmytryk w/Karloff, Anne Revere, Amanda Duff, Richard Fiske. Dr. Julian Blair (Karloff) is experimenting on the effects of brain waves when his wife is killed in an auto accident. After becoming obsessed with the idea of communicating with his dead wife, he turns to a dubious medium (Revere) for assistance. […]


Showings: Oct. 2 7:00, Oct. 3 7:00, 8:30, Oct. 4 7:00, 8:30

IL DEMONIO

(1963, DCP, 98m, Italian w/ English subtitles) dir Brunello Rondi w/Daliah Lavi, Frank Wolff, Anna María Aveta. Purificata (Lavi) shakes her Italian village with stories of cursed wine, witchcraft, and demonic possession. A fascinating depiction of superstition and evil—imagine The Exorcist directed by Fellini. SAT 7:00 SUN 4:30


Showings: Oct. 8 7:00, Oct. 9 4:30

THE WHIP AND THE BODY

(1963, DCP, 87m) dir Mario Bava w/Daliah Lavi, Christopher Lee, Tony Kendall. Once cast out by his father, Kurt Menliff (Lee) returns to his family home to reclaim his title and his fiancée. This tale of death and vengeance was heavily censored in Italy for sadomasochistic imagery—viewers be warned! SAT 9:00 SUN 6:30


Showings: Oct. 8 9:00, Oct. 9 6:30

ISLE OF THE DEAD

(1945, 35mm, 71m) dir Mark Robson w/Boris Karloff, Ellen Drew, Marc Cramer, Katherine Emery. Trapped with a group of civilians on an island cemetery, a hard-bitten general (Karloff) must decide if a series of mysterious deaths are caused by an outbreak of plague—or by a vampire-like creature draining the life force from those around it. […]


Showings: Oct. 9 3:00, Oct. 10 7:00, 8:30, Oct. 11 7:00, 8:30

SUSPIRIA

(1977, DCP, 92m) dir Dario Argento w/Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci. Argento’s technicolor giallo nightmare returns to the Trylon! Follow Suzy (Harper) as her journey to a German dance school descends into a colorful and mystifying world of magic, maggots, and murder. FRI 7:00 SAT 9:00 SUN 4:30


Showings: Oct. 14 7:00, Oct. 15 9:00, Oct. 16 4:30

PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE

(1974, DCP, 91m) dir Brian De Palma w/Jessica Harper, Paul Williams, William Finley. De Palma’s rock opera tells the story of a young composer who, conned into losing his life’s work, takes revenge on the man who scorned him. Featuring more Dutch angles and zoom shots than you can shake a stick at, Phantom is […]


Showings: Oct. 14 9:00, Oct. 15 7:00, Oct. 16 6:30

THE MAN THEY COULD NOT HANG

(1939, 35mm, 64m) dir Nick Grinde w/Boris Karloff, Lorna Gray, Robert Wilcox, Roger Pryor. A scientist experimenting with suspended animation (Karloff) swears revenge on the jury that unjustly convicts him of murder. Months later, members of the jury begin dying mysteriously, and it appears the scientist is making good on his threat. But how—when he’s […]


Showings: Oct. 16 3:00, Oct. 17 7:00, 8:30, Oct. 18 7:00, 8:30

THE RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD

(1985, 35mm, 91m) dir Dan O’Bannon w/Linnea Quigley, Clu Gulager, James Karen. This unofficial sequel to Night of the Living Dead sees a small town preparing for a Fourth of July weekend, while a gang of local punks must get to work defending it from an army of toxic, flesh-eating zombies. FRI 7:00 SAT 9:00 […]


Showings: Oct. 21 7:00, Oct. 22 9:00, Oct. 23 4:30

NIGHT OF THE DEMONS

(1988, DCP, 90m) dir Kevin Tenney w/Linnea Quigley, Cathy Podewell, Alvin Alexis. A group of friends goad each other into partying at the old, haunted Hull House. While performing a séance, they awaken an ancient evil. Let the party begin! FRI 9:00 SAT 7:00 SUN 6:30


Showings: Oct. 21 9:00, Oct. 22 7:00, Oct. 23 6:30

THE BLACK CAT

(1934, 35mm, 65m) dir Edward G. Ulmer w/Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, David Manners, Julie Bishop. An American couple honeymooning in Europe is caught in the middle of a ruinous confrontation between a Satan-worshiping architect (Karloff) and the tormented doctor he betrayed decades earlier (Lugosi). SUN 3:00 MON/TUE 7:00 8:30


Showings: Oct. 23 3:00, Oct. 24 7:00, 8:30, Oct. 25 7:00

BOY FROM HEAVEN

(2022, DCP, narrative, 126m, Arabic w/English subtitles) dir Tarik Saleh w/Tawfeek Barhom, Fares Fares, Mohammad Bakri. Egypt, Sweden. Adam, the son of a fisherman, is offered the ultimate privilege to study at the Al-Azhar University in Cairo, the epicenter of power of Sunni Islam. Shortly after his arrival in Cairo, the university’s highest ranking religious […]

ROAD GAMES

(1981, DCP, 101m) dir Richard Franklin w/Jamie Lee Curtis, Stacey Keach, Marion Edward. A long-haul truck driver (Keach) and his dingo team with a hitchhiker (Curtis) to find a misogynistic serial killer on the backroads of Perth. This rarely screened adaptation of Rear Window on wheels is endearing, tense, and beautifully shot on the open […]


Showings: Oct. 28 7:00, Oct. 29 9:00, Oct. 30 5:00

PROM NIGHT

(1980, DCP, 92m) dir Paul Lynch w/Jamie Lee Curtis, Leslie Nielsen, Casey Stevens. On the night of their high school’s prom, a group of teenagers is stalked by a mysterious murderer. Driven by revenge, the killer makes sure that prom night is one they’ll remember forever. FRI 9:00 SAT/SUN 7:00


Showings: Oct. 28 9:00, Oct. 29 7:00, Oct. 30 7:00

HAUSU

(1977, 35mm, 88m, Japanese w/English subtitles) dir Nobuhiko Ôbayashi w/Kimiko Ikegami, Miki Jinbo, Kumiko Ôba. This cult masterpiece, comprosed of bizarre set pieces, subtle humor, and surreal deaths, still feels fresh four decades after it was made. Join us for this Trylon Halloween tradition—for the first or the 21st time. SUN 3:00 9:00 MON/TUE 7:00 […]


Showings: Oct. 30 3:00, 9:00, Oct. 31 7:00, 9:00, Nov. 1 7:00, 9:00

MAD GOD – SOLD OUT!

(1980–2021, DCP, 83m) dir Phil Tippett. Forty years in the making, Phil Tippett’s grotesque, dialogue-free, stop-motion trip into a post-apocalyptic underworld is an absolute feast for the eyes and well worth the wait. Read more at PERISPHERE. FRI/SAT 7:00 8:45 SUN 3:00 4:45


Showings: Nov. 4 7:00, 8:45, Nov. 5 7:00, 8:45, Nov. 6 3:00, 4:45, 8:45

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