Events for December 28 – February 14, 2023 – TRYLON

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

HELLINGER

(1997, DVD, 70m) dir Massimiliano Cerchi w/ Arthie Richard, Shannah Betz, James M. O’Donoghue. If you like goofy ripoffs of horror icons, you might love Hellinger. A fallen priest made a pact with Satan only to become a bootleg Pinhead with an unstoppable hunger for monologues and human souls. 7:00 $5

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

FADIA’S TREE

This film screens in honor of the memory of Shireen Abu Aqleh, made possible by the estate of Dr. Inaam Matar. (2021, DCP, documentary, 82m, Arabic and English w/English subtitles) dir. Sarah Beddington. Lebanon, Palestine, United Kingdom. While millions of birds migrate freely in the skies, Fadia, a Palestinian refugee in Lebanon, yearns for the […]

NIGHT + LINGUI, THE SACRED BONDS

NIGHT (2021, DCP, short, 16m, Arabic w/English subtitles) dir. Ahmed Saleh w/Hiam Abbas, Rafia H. Oraidi, Salma Saleh. Germany, Qatar, Palestine, Jordan. The dust of war keeps the eyes sleepless. Night brings peace and sleep to most people in the broken town. But the eyes of a mother of a missing child stay open. Night […]

WILL MY PARENTS COME TO SEE ME + YOU RESEMBLE ME

WILL MY PARENTS COME TO SEE ME (2022, DCP, short, 28m, Somali w/English subtitles) dir. Mo Harawe. Somalia. A policewoman sits in her parked car. After a while, she gets out, puts on her service cap, and enters the prison. There, decisive hours have dawned for young Farah; he is examined by a doctor, instructed […]

REAR WINDOW

(1954, DCP, 112m) w/James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Thelma Ritter. Photographer “Jeff” Jeffries (Stewart) has a broken leg, and sweats out summer days in his wheelchair, spying on neighbors from his apartment window. At first aghast, his girlfriend (Kelly) and nurse (Ritter) help him uncover what he suspects is a murder occurring across the courtyard. This […]


Showings: Sep. 30 2:50, Oct. 2 7:30, Oct. 3 1:00, Oct. 5 5:15

THE BIRDS

(1963, DCP, 119m) w/Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy. When Hedren’s Melanie Daniels meets Taylor’s Mitch Brenner, sparks (and birds) fly. Tandy is on hand as Brenner’s controlling mother, who is almost as evil as the avian threat. Trylon discount cards accepted at the door. FRI 5:05, SAT 7:30, TUE 3:10 TICKETS


Showings: Sep. 30 5:05, Oct. 1 7:30, Oct. 4 3:10

THE STRANGER

(2021, DCP, narrative, 113m, Arabic w/English subtitles) dir. Ameer Fakher Eldin w/Ashraf Barhom, Mohammad Bakri, Amal Kais. In a small village in the occupied Golan Heights, the life of a desperate unlicensed doctor, who is going through an existential crisis, takes another unlucky turn when he encounters a man wounded in the war in Syria. […]

VERTIGO

(1958, DCP, 128m) w/James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes. Newly retired San Francisco police detective “Scottie” Ferguson (Stewart) is hired by a former college acquaintance to investigate the strange behavior of his wife, Madeleine (Novak). Trylon discount cards accepted at the door. FRI 7:30, MON 7:30, THU 2:45 TICKETS


Showings: Sep. 30 7:30, Oct. 3 7:30, Oct. 6 2:45

MIGUEL’S WAR

(2021, DCP, documentary, 128m, Arabic, Spanish, English, and French w/English subtitles) dir. Eliane Raheb. Spain, Lebanon, Germany. Miguel’s War is the story of a gay man who grew up oppressed and shamed during the Lebanese Civil War. Raised by a conservative Catholic father and an authoritarian Syrian mother, teenage Miguel was incapable of asserting himself. […]

ROPE

(1948, DCP, 80m) w/James Stewart, John Dall, Farley Granger. Inspired by the notorious 1924 Leopold-Loeb murder case, Rope concerns a pair of intellectuals who kill a young man in order to prove their superiority—and then invite their professor over while the body lies in a trunk in the living room. Trylon discount cards accepted at […]


Showings: Oct. 1 1:00, Oct. 4 5:30

BABA + WARSHA + SHALL I COMPARE YOU TO A SUMMER’S DAY?

BABA (2021, DCP, short, 18m, Arabic w/English subtitles) dir. Adam Ali + Sam Arbor w/Adam Ali, Colette Dala Tchantcho. United Kingdom. Rejected by his family for his queerness and oppressed by his country for the same, reckless Libyan teenager “Britannia” gets an interview at the British embassy, taking him one step closer to his childhood […]

NORTH BY NORTHWEST

(1959, DCP, 136m) w/Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason. Charming ad man Roger O. Thornhill (Grant) must run for his life when he’s mistaken for a government agent by a crime ring, gaining help from the seductive Eve Kendall (Saint) along the way. This one has it all: high-flying thrills, a barrage of witty […]


Showings: Oct. 1 2:45, Oct. 2 12:30, Oct. 4 7:15

MAY GOD BE WITH YOU

(2021, DCP, documentary, 77m, French, Hebrew, and Arabic w/English subtitles) dir. Cléo Cohen. France, Algeria, Tunisia. Cléo wonders if she has to choose between being a Jewish and an Arab woman. She pays visits, again and again, to her four grandparents, Jews from Algeria and Tunisia, exiled in France in the 1960s. She is determined […]

MARINER OF THE MOUNTAINS

(2021, DCP, documentary, 98m, Portuguese, Arabic, Tamazight, and French w/English subtitles) dir. Karim Aïnouz. Algeria, Brazil. In January 2019, filmmaker Karim Aïnouz decides to take a boat across the Mediterranean and embark on his first journey to Algeria. Accompanied by his camera and the memory of his mother, Iracema, Aïnouz provides a detailed account of […]

DIAL M FOR MURDER

(1954, DCP, 105m) w/Ray Milland, Grace Kelly. After discovering that his wife, Margo (Kelly), is cheating on him, Tony Wendice (Milland) devises what he thinks is a foolproof murder plot. When the plan goes horribly awry, Tony must cover his tracks. Trylon discount cards accepted at the door. SAT 5:20, SUN 3:10, TUE 1:00 TICKETS


Showings: Oct. 1 5:20, Oct. 2 3:10, Oct. 4 1:00

FARHA

(2021, DCP, narrative, 92m, Arabic w/ English subtitles) dir. Darin J. Sallam w/Karam Taher, Ashraf Barhom, Ali Suliman. Palestine, Jordan. Farha is a fourteen-year-old girl who lives in a small village in Palestine in 1948. Girls her age are traditionally married off or spoken for, but Farha wants to continue her education, despite her village’s […]

EL HOUB

(2022, DCP, narrative, 102m, Dutch, Arabic, and English w/ English subtitles) dir. Shariff Nasr w/Fahd Larhzaoui, Lubna Azabal, Slimane Dazi. The Netherlands, Morocco. In Rotterdam, the Moroccan-Dutch Karim tells his parents that he is attracted to men. After years of keeping up appearances, the word is finally out. The difficult days that follow evoke beautiful […]

SHORTS SEGMENT: TRANSMISSIONS AND ECHOLOCATIONS

NEIGHBOR ABDI (2022, DCP, short, 29m, Dutch and Somali w/ English subtitles) dir. Douwe Dijkstra w/Abdiwahab Ali. The Netherlands, Somalia. How can you understand a violent past? Somali-born Abdi is a furniture designer and support worker. He reenacts his life, marked by war and criminality, with the help of his neighbor and filmmaker Douwe. Through […]

THEN CAME DARK + WHEN LIGHT IS DISPLACED + FORAGERS

THEN CAME DARK (2021, DCP, short, 15m, Arabic w/English subtitles) dir. Marie-Rose Osta. Lebanon. A mist emerges, a howling wind kicks in and the forest turns dark. Two men pull out a tree and drag it like a dead body. In a forest in the mountains of Lebanon, where the unspoken pact of balance between […]

SPACE WOMAN + BEIRUT: EYE OF THE STORM

SPACE WOMAN (2021, DCP, 19m, Arabic w/ English subtitles) dir. Hadi Moussally w/Maha Abas. Lebanon. At sixty-four, Maha has just retired from teaching. This new phase of life forces her to confront her loneliness as a divorced woman whose children left years ago to live abroad. The sole company of her faithful neighbors is no […]

STRANGERS ON A TRAIN

(1951, DCP, 101m) w/Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman. Two men, each wanting a certain someone killed, meet as strangers and become accomplices. Strangers features hair-raising suspense and psychological intrigue. Trylon discount cards accepted at the door. SUN 5:15, WED 1:00, THU 7:30 TICKETS


Showings: Oct. 2 5:15, Oct. 5 1:00, Oct. 6 7:30

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