Events for February 4 – May 21 – TRYLON


(1985, DCP, 97m) dir Michael Schultz w/Sheila E., RUN-D.M.C., The Fat Boys, Kurtis Blow. This early hip-hop musical charts the origins of Def Jam records. Featuring performances at high schools and all-you-can-eat buffets, Krush Groove is an absolute blast. Promotional support provided by Sound Unseen. Read more at PERISPHERE. SUN 7:00 MON/TUE 7:00 9:00

Showings: Nov. 13 7:00, Nov. 14 7:00, 9:00, Nov. 15 7:00, 9:00


(1984, 35mm, 118m) dir Michael Roemer w/Brooke Adams, Trish Van Devere, John DeVries. Jo (Adams) heads home to visit her dying adopted mother. Never released in cinemas, Vengeance is an absolute triumph that finally has its chance to shine. These screenings are presented in partnership with the Cult Film Collective. FRI/SAT 7:00 9:30 SUN 3:00 […]

Showings: Nov. 18 7:00, 9:30, Nov. 19 7:00, 9:30, Nov. 20 3:00, 5:30


(1985, 35mm, 109m) dir Michael Schultz w/Taimak, Vanity, Julius Carry. Tasked by his kung fu master to find “the glow,” Bruce Leroy (Taimak) has sworn not to fight. But corporate bigwigs have teamed up with Sho-Nuff (Carry), the Shogun of Harlem, to endanger a beautiful VJ (Vanity) and take over the neighborhood. A classic Black […]

Showings: Nov. 20 8:00, Nov. 21 7:00, 9:15, Nov. 22 7:00, 9:15


(2022, DCP, narrative, 122m, Arabic w/English subtitles) dir Maryam Touzani w/Lubna Azabal, Saleh Bakri, Ayoub Missioui. Morocco. Halim and Mina run a traditional caftan store in one of Morocco’s oldest medinas. In order to keep up with the commands of the demanding customers, they hire Youssef. The talented apprentice shows an utmost dedication in learning […]


(1966, DCP, 105m) dir Leslie H. Martinson w/Adam West, Burt Ward, Cesar Romero. WHAP! BIFF! OOOOF! Long before the hero brooded in a dark cave by his lonesome, this 1960s Warhol-esque Pop Art movie made great fun out of tights and explosive sharks. Read Chris Polley’s piece celebrating the superhero camp of Batman at Perisphere. […]

Showings: Nov. 25 7:00, 9:15, Nov. 26 7:00, 9:15, Nov. 27 3:00, 5:15


(1977, 35mm, 96m) dir Michael Schultz w/Richard Pryor, Pam Grier, Beau Bridges. Wendell Scott (Pryor) attempts to be the first Black stock car driver in the upper tier of NASCAR. Tense and insightful, Schultz’s film is one of the great underdog stories of 1970s cinema. SUN 7:30 MON/TUE 7:00 9:00

Showings: Nov. 27 7:30, Nov. 28 7:00, 9:00, Nov. 29 7:00, 9:00


(1940, DCP, 113m) dir George Cukor w/Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, John Howard. Fast-talking socialite Tracy Ward (Hepburn) contemplates fate and fortune while tangled between blueblood ex-hubby Dexter Haven (Grant), freewheeling scandal-sheet scribbler Mike Connor (Stewart), and populist nouveau-riche beau George Kittredge (Howard). FRI 7:00 SAT 9:00 SUN 3:00

Showings: Dec. 2 7:00, Dec. 3 9:00, Dec. 4 3:00


(1950, DCP, 92m) dir Vincente Minnelli w/Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor. Stanley Banks (Tracy) is in deep straits after his sprightly daughter, Kay (Taylor), announces she’s engaged. As the wedding day looms, everyone in town is out for a piece of the patriarchal pocketbook. FRI 9:15 SAT 7:00 SUN 5:15

Showings: Dec. 2 9:15, Dec. 3 7:00, Dec. 4 5:15


(1993, DCP, 98m, French w/English subtitles) dir Krzysztof Kieślowski w/Juliette Binoche, Florence Pernel, Emmanuelle Riva. When Julie (Binoche) loses her husband and child in a car accident, she seeks liberty by withdrawing from the world. Yet she finds that people she knows still need her. Tones of blue wash over the viewer to suggest that […]

Showings: Dec. 4 7:15, Dec. 5 7:00, 9:00, Dec. 6 7:00, 9:00


(1934, DCP, 105m) dir Frank Capra w/Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly. Fleeing daddy’s iron fist, spoiled upper-cruster Ellie Andrews (Colbert) sneaks onto a Florida-to-New-York Greyhound to join her new husband. But after meeting worldly-wise newspaperman Peter Warne (Gable), she gets more than she bargained for. FRI/SAT 7:00 9:00 SUN 3:00 5:00

Showings: Dec. 9 7:00, 9:00, Dec. 10 7:00, 9:00, Dec. 11 3:00, 5:00


(1994, DCP, 92m, French w/English subtitles) dir Krzysztof Kieślowski w/Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy, Janusz Gajos. A dark divorce comedy, White ruminates on equality as Polish immigrant Karol Karol (Zamachowski) is divorced by his wife (Delpy) and descends into poverty. Revenge and arson figure prominently. SUN 7:15 MON/TUE 7:00 9:00

Showings: Dec. 11 7:15, Dec. 12 7:00, 9:00, Dec. 13 7:00, 9:00


For more than a decade, a greeting card company has been pumping out dozens of holiday-themed romantic comedies, bringing joy to the masses. Join us for a celebration of all things Christmas kitsch. A secret Hallmark holiday feature, shot in Minnesota, will be accompanied by 16mm shorts, commercials, Hallmark bingo, and more! 7:00


(1941, 35mm, 91m) dir Preston Sturges w/Veronica Lake, Joel McCrea, Robert Warwick. Hollywood director John L. Sullivan (McCrea) takes to the countryside as a hobo to study the “real” America and glean ideas for his next movie. He winds up in a boxcar with a happy-go-lucky girl (Lake) — and more! FRI/SAT 7:00 9:00 SUN […]

Showings: Dec. 16 7:00, 9:00, Dec. 17 7:00, 9:00, Dec. 18 3:00, 5:00


(1994, DCP, 99m, French w/English subtitles) dir Krzysztof Kieślowski w/Irène Jacob, Jean‑Louis Trintignant, Frédérique Feder. A model (Jacob) and a judge (Trintignant) form an unlikely bond while trying to determine how much to intervene in others’ lives. Red explores fraternity: down the street, on the phone, and across Paris. The final installment in the trilogy, […]

Showings: Dec. 18 7:00, Dec. 19 7:00, 9:00, Dec. 20 7:00, 9:00


(2019, HD, 90m) dir Julie Kimmel w/ Mario Del Vecchio, Julie McCullough, Mila Milosevic. How do you salvage an incomplete film about firearms? Turn it into a karate Christmas movie! After his father “disappears” in a mass shooting, a precocious 10-year-old creates a list of tasks, including becoming a black belt, believing that if he […]


(1948, DCP, 135m) dir Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger w/Moira Shearer, Anton Walbrook, Marius Goring. A Trylon holiday tradition returns with this Technicolor classic, based on Hans Christian Andersen’s tale of a pair of magic ballet slippers whose wearer cannot stop dancing. Powell and Pressburger’s film tracks a ballerina’s rise to the lead role and […]

Showings: Dec. 23 7:00, 9:30, Dec. 25 2:00, 4:45, 7:30, Dec. 26 7:00, Dec. 27 7:00


(16mm, 1960s, 70s, 120m) This 16mm mystery show features a collection of short films, commercials and trailers from our favorite decade of American cinema – followed by one of the great paranoid political features of the 1970s – all straight from the Cult Film Collective Archive. 7:00 $10


(1941, 35mm, 111m) dir Howard Hawks w/Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Oskar Homolka. Nightclub crooner Sugarpuss O’Shea (Stanwyck) comes bounding to the rescue when a gaggle of academics, led by bumbling Bertram Potts (Cooper), need a hand finishing the world’s most comprehensive encyclopedia. Read about why Ball of Fire is more than your run-of-the-mill screwball rom-com at Perisphere. FRI/SAT 7:00 […]

Showings: Dec. 30 7:00, 9:15, Dec. 31 7:00, 9:15, Jan. 1 3:00, 5:15


(1995, DCP, 83m, Japanese w/English subtitles) dir Mamoru Oshii w/Atsuko Tanaka, Akio Ôtsuka, Kôichi Yamadera. In this highly influential film from the golden age of anime, Major Kusanagi (Tanaka) is tasked with hunting down a criminal hacker known as the Puppet Master. When the mission starts to unravel, the major is left questioning her government, […]


(2001, 35mm, 119m, Japanese w/English subtitles) dir Kiyoshi Kurosawa w/Haruhiko Katô, Kumiko Asô, Koyuki. Kurosawa expertly digs into two terrifying parallel tales about the spirits that haunt our technology. One follows a haunted computer disk, while the other depicts the horror of unencrypted Web access. Read more at Perisphere. FRI 7:00 SAT 9:15 SUN 3:00

Showings: Jan. 6 7:00, Jan. 7 9:15, Jan. 8 3:00


(2014, DCP, 103m) dir David Michôd w/Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson, Scoot McNairy. Following a global economic collapse, a drifter with nothing left to lose (Pearce) and a wounded thief (Pattinson) take revenge on the men who left them both for dead in a Mad Max-esque Australian Outback. FRI 9:30 SAT 7:00 SUN 5:30

Showings: Jan. 6 9:30, Jan. 7 7:00, Jan. 8 5:30


(2006, 35mm, 109m) dir Alfonso Cuarón w/Clive Owen, Julianne Moore, Chiwetel Ejiofor. A former activist (Owen) finds himself at the center of a world-changing conflict when he’s forced to help smuggle a young woman through a war-torn and childless United Kingdom in Cuarón’s masterpiece—featuring some of the most complicated and exciting camera movements ever put […]

Showings: Jan. 8 7:45, Jan. 9 7:00, 9:15, Jan. 10 7:00, 9:15


(2023, DCP, USA, 91m) dir Chad Stockfleth. The Elephant 6 Recording Co is the intimate and inspiring inside story of a unique 1990s musical scene born of a circle of misfit friends in small college towns in the South. Around 1985 a group of Ruston, Louisiana area high schoolers began experimenting with whatever random instruments […]


(2005, DCP, 116m) dir Steven Spielberg w/Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Tim Robbins. Spielberg’s thrilling adaptation of the H. G. Wells novel, which invented the genre of alien invasion, places the action with blue-collar worker Ray Ferrier (Cruise) as he attempts to flee the invasion and protect his family. FRI/SAT 7:00 9:30 SUN 3:00 5:30

Showings: Jan. 13 7:00, 9:30, Jan. 14 7:00, 9:30, Jan. 15 3:00, 5:30

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