Events for July 26 – August 29 – TRYLON


(1986, DCP, 117m) w/Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren, River Phoenix. Arrogant inventor Allie Fox (Ford) brings his family into the jungle and willfully ignores the consequences of his actions as they rain down on those near him. This examination of the caustic nature of American exceptionalism and capitalism is disturbing but invigorating. For Perisphere, Michael Wellvang […]

Showings: Sep. 22 7:00, 9:15, Sep. 23 7:00, 9:15, Sep. 24 3:00, 5:15


(1986, DCP, 117m, Swedish w/English subtitles) dir Mai Zetterling w/Stina Ekblad, Erland Josephson, Philip Zandén. Amorosa follows Agnes von Krusenstjerna (Ekblad) as she progresses from fluff popular-fiction writer to serious author of erotica. New Restoration! SUN 7:30 MON/TUE 7:00 9:15

Showings: Sep. 24 7:30, Sep. 25 7:00, 9:15, Sep. 26 7:00, 9:15


(1975, 35mm, 107m) w/Rachel Roberts, Anne-Louise Lambert, Vivean Gray. At the beginning of the twentieth century a small group of female students vanishes while on a St. Valentine’s Day outing. Picnic is more than an unsolved mystery; it is a poetic horror that explores class and sexual repression. FRI/SAT 7:00 9:15 SUN 3:00 5:15 Sophie […]

Showings: Sep. 29 7:00, 9:15, Sep. 30 7:00, 9:15, Oct. 1 3:00, 5:15


(1992, 35mm, 99m) dir Bernard Rose w/Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, Xander Berkeley. Speak his name five times into a mirror and he shall appear. Helen (Madsen) is an academic exploring stories of a hook-handed murderer in Chicago’s Cabrini-Green. One of the best, and only, films of the 1990s to effectively explore the effects of lynching […]

Showings: Oct. 1 7:30, Oct. 2 7:00, 9:15, Oct. 3 7:00, 9:15


(1996, DCP, 111m) dir Wes Craven w/Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette. A killer named Ghostface is terrorizing a group of teens armed with phones and horror movie knowledge in the small town of Woodsboro. Playing on the rise of horror movie fandom, Wes Craven’s massive box office success revitalized the slasher genre. FRI 7:00 […]

Showings: Oct. 6 7:00, Oct. 7 9:30, Oct. 8 3:00


(1997, DCP, 120m) dir Wes Craven w/Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette. As Sidney (Campbell) moves on to college, a new Ghostface arrives to wreak havoc on the lives of survivors of the Woodsboro killings. Luckily for Ghostface they’re all in one place. FRI 9:15 SAT 7:00 SUN 5:15 You Know We Had to Do […]

Showings: Oct. 6 9:15, Oct. 7 7:00, Oct. 8 5:15


(1997, 35mm, 111m, Japanese w/English subtitles) dir Kiyoshi Kurosawa w/Masato Hagiwara, Kôji Yakusho, Tsuyoshi Ujiki. A series of grisly murders has Detective Takabe (Yakusho) exploring the strange world of mesmerism and suggestion. The further he probes, the more concerned he grows over the manipulations of a mysterious man at the center of his investigation. SUN […]

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


(1988, DCP, 106m, Dutch and French w/English subtitles) dir George Sluizer w/Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu, Gene Bervoets, Johanna ter Steege. After his partner goes missing at a rest stop, Rex (Bervoets) searches for answers to her disappearance for years. The kidnapper lives out his days with quiet satisfaction until he’s compelled to finally meet Rex. At Perisphere, […]

Showings: Oct. 15 5:00, 7:00, Oct. 16 7:00, 9:00, Oct. 17 7:00, 9:00


(1992, DCP, 128m) dir Francis Ford Coppola w/Winona Ryder, Gary Oldman, Keanu Reeves. Jonathan Harker (Reeves) is tasked with visiting his client Count Dracula (Oldman) in Transylvania to arrange a relocation to London. Brilliant practical effects, outstanding costumes, and elaborate sets make Coppola’s version stand out among other tellings of this classic gothic tale. New […]

Showings: Oct. 20 7:00, 9:30, Oct. 21 7:00, 9:30, Oct. 22 3:00, 5:30


(1999, DCP, 81m) dir Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez w/Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams, Joshua Leonard. Three film students travel into a Maryland forest to create a documentary on the Blair Witch, never to be seen or heard from again. A year later, footage from their documentary is found. At Perisphere, Chris Ryba-Tures suggests that The […]

Showings: Oct. 22 8:15, Oct. 23 7:00, 8:45, Oct. 24 7:00, 8:45


(1991, DCP, 118m) dir Jonathan Demme w/Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn. Decades later, there’s still comfort in not knowing what fava beans taste like. Hannibal (Hopkins) is all too happy to suggest pairings for human liver while Clarice (Foster) and the FBI request his help to track down serial killer Buffalo Bill. At Perisphere, […]

Showings: Oct. 27 7:00, 9:30, Oct. 28 7:00, 9:30, Oct. 29 3:00


(1977, 35mm, 88m, Japanese w/English subtitles) dir Nobuhiko Ôbayashi w/Kimiko Ikegami, Miki Jinbo, Kumiko Ôba. This cult masterpiece, which comprises 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 twenty-first time.  At Perisphere, Mia McGill explores […]

Showings: Oct. 29 5:30, 7:15, 9:00, Oct. 30 7:00, 9:00, Oct. 31 7:00, 9:00


(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


(1992, DCP, 107m) dir Bill Duke w/Larry Fishburne, Jeff Goldblum, Lira Angel, René Assa. Officer Russell Stevens (Fishburne) is recruited into undercover work for the DEA and battles against the seduction of power and money. Set against the backdrop of the war on drugs, Deep Cover features Fishburne in one of the great performances of […]

Showings: Nov. 5 7:00, Nov. 6 7:00, 9:15, Nov. 7 7:00, 9:15


(2023, USA, DCP, 81m) dir Dan Covert. You may not know his name, but his art is everywhere. It’s on your Apple Watch, splashed on the sides of buildings, exhibited in countless galleries around the world, in title designs for films by Sofia Coppola and Spike Jonze, and featured in collabs with Vans, Warby Parker, […]


(2023, USA, DCP, 90m) dir Jed I. Rosenberg. An up-close cinematic walkabout through the life of Gary Young, the original (and highly unlikely) drummer of indie rock royalty Pavement. His booze and drugs-fueled antics (on-stage handstands, gifting vegetables to fans) and haphazard production methods (accidentally helping launch the lo-fi aesthetic) were both a driving force […]


(2022, USA, DCP, 91m) dir Andy Brown & Brian Lindstrom. Lost Angel: The Genius of Judee Sill is a feature documentary exploring the life, creativity and legacy of one of the least known but critically acclaimed artists to emerge from 1970’s LA music scene. Judee went from kicking heroin while in prison to the cover […]


(2023, USA, DCP, 78m) dir Chris Moukarbel. Winner of the 2023 Tribeca Festival U.S. Narrative Feature Award. Tierra Whack first gained recognition at the age of 15 when she stunned viewers with her slick poetry while rapping for a YouTube channel on a Philadelphia street. The video rapidly drew thousands of views and marked the […]


(2013, USA, DCP, 82m) dir Sini Anderson. Kathleen Hanna, lead singer of the punk band Bikini Kill and dance-punk trio Le Tigre, rose to national attention as the reluctant but never shy voice of the riot grrrl movement. She became one of the most famously outspoken feminist icons, a cultural lightning rod. Her critics wished […]


(1996, UK, DCP, 93m) dir Danny Boyle. Smart, funny, sickly and sometimes just plain unconscious, Mark Renton (Ewan McGregor) is a hero of our times. Set in an underbelly of Edinburgh the city fathers never dreamed of, this is the story of Mark and his so-called friends–a bunch of losers, liars, psychos, thieves and junkies. […]


(2023, USA, DCP, 83m) dir Mike McGuff. Once upon a time, before our lives went fully digital, radio entertained, informed and dictated what was cool through theater of the mind – and with that Houston’s 101 KLOL played a big role in the lives of rock radio listeners. The forthcoming documentary Runaway Radio focuses on […]


(2023, USA, DCP, 95m) dir Katherine Propper. Sol (Sauve Sidle) is an aspiring young rapper living with his best friend Wesley (Siyanda Stillwell), whose family has embraced him as a brother. After a raucous night causes Wesley to overdose, Sol abandons him at a house party, and eventually chooses to leave home for good and […]


(1979, DCP, 183m) dir Francis Ford Coppola w/Larry Fishburne, Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall, Marlon Brando. Willard (Sheen) is assigned to track down and assassinate renegade Colonel Kurtz (Brando), who has lost his mind and created his own brutal regime. Shot over two years in the jungles of the Philippines, Coppola’s journey into the heart of […]

Showings: Nov. 11 7:00, Nov. 12 5:00, Nov. 13 7:00, Nov. 14 7:00


(2023, USA, DCP, 86m) dir Alex Rappoport. When filmmaker Alex Rappoport met then-79 year old abstract artist Peter Bradley in early 2020, Bradley hadn’t sold many paintings nor had a major show in over four decades – yet he still painted every day in a shipping container studio heated by a wood stove, no matter […]

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