Events for August 30 – August 18 – Page 3 – TRYLON

BLACK NARCISSUS

(1947, DCP, 101m) dirs Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger w/Deborah Kerr, David Farrar, Flora Robson. When a group of nuns head to the Himalayas to establish a new convent, their ideals clash with reality. Impressionistic and suggestively erotic, the Archers’ eleventh film is perhaps their peak. Perisphere contributor Sophie Durbin explores Black Narcissus’s take on nuns, which […]


Showings: Mar. 8 9:15, Mar. 9 7:00, Mar. 10 5:15

BAD LIEUTENANT

(1992, DCP, 96m) dir Abel Ferrara w/Harvey Keitel, Peggy Gormley, Victor Argo, Brian McElroy. LT (Keitel) is a corrupt NYPD detective tasked with investigating the rape of a young nun. However, he’s more interested in using his authority to skirt his gambling debts and pursue his vices. Ferrara’s film questions whether redemption is possible in […]


Showings: Mar. 10 7:30, Mar. 11 7:00, 9:15, Mar. 12 7:00, 9:15

ENNIO

(2021, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands & Japan (In Italian, English, French, Portuguese, Chinese with English Subtitles), DCP, 156m) dir Giuseppe Tornatore. Giuseppe Tornatore, director of the beloved Cinema Paradiso, turns his camera on his longtime collaborator Ennio Morricone (1928 – 2020) in a moving and comprehensive profile of the indefatigable composer. Tornatore’s documentary portrait explores the […]

SUN SEEKERS

(1958, DCP, 116 min) dir Konrad Wolf, w/ Ulrike Germer, Günther Simon, Erwin Geschonneck. Set in a uranium mine in the German Ore Mountains, Sun Seekers tells the story of the Soviet nuclear program, here framed as a matter of “world peace.” At the center of the film is a young woman named Lutz, sentenced […]

THE MUSEUM OF HOME VIDEO, LIVE AND IN PERSON! 

(DCP, 100m) edited and hosted by Bret Berg. Museum of Home Video is a weekly found-footage live stream that revels in the pandemonium of online archives, YouTube rabbit holes, and bygone media. For this special IRL show, the Trylon is flying out MHV’s Bret Berg to present two brand-new edits: Ring, Ring: a Doorbell Cam […]


Showings: Mar. 15 7:00, Mar. 16 7:00, Mar. 17 3:00

THE MOVIE ORGY 

(1968, DCP, 275m) edited by Joe Dante and Jon Davison. Back when they were unproven film geeks, Dante and Davison edited this legendary found-footage collage made of 16mm commercials, newsreels, feature films, and TV bloopers. Entertaining and satirical, The Movie Orgy is a cultural holy grail. Unavailable to screen for decades and never available on […]

COP LAND

(1997, DCP, 105m) dir James Mangold w/Harvey Keitel, Sylvester Stallone, Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro. Exploiting a loophole in New York City law allows “auxiliary transit cops” to live in New Jersey, making them effectively untouchable by the NYPD’s Internal Affairs division. Featuring a star-studded cast and a slow-burn Western-styled plotline, Cop Land is one […]


Showings: Mar. 17 5:00, 7:15, Mar. 18 7:00, 9:15, Mar. 19 7:00, 9:15

TALES OF THE THIRD DIMENSION

(1984, DVD, 85m) dir Todd Durham, Worth Keeter and Thom McIntyre. Igor the animatronic skeleton hosts this horror anthology series featuring married vampires who adopt a child, grave robbers who make a terrible mistake, and perhaps the most irresponsible Christmas story you’ve ever seen. Shown in exactly TWO dimensions. 7:00 $5

NOTHING BUT A MAN

(1964, 35mm, 95m) dir Michael Roemer w/Ivan Dixon, Abbey Lincoln, Julius Harris. Duff (Dixon) and Josie (Lincoln) fall for each other and face what it means to be Black in America. With brilliant performances, a perfect script, and a fantastic Motown soundtrack, Nothing But a Man should be considered one of the great independent films […]


Showings: Mar. 22 7:00, Mar. 23 9:00, Mar. 24 3:00

THE PLOT AGAINST HARRY

(1969, 35mm, 81m) dir Michael Roemer w/Martin Priest, Ben Lang, Maxine Woods. Harry (Priest) is a Jewish small-time numbers guy released from prison who finds out that he is no longer a part of the racket. This gangland comedy failed to impress distributors, who shelved it for a tax write-off. Harry was finally released in […]


Showings: Mar. 22 9:00, Mar. 23 7:00, Mar. 24 5:00

THE DUELLISTS

(1977, 35mm, 100m) dir Ridley Scott w/Harvey Keitel, Keith Carradine, Albert Finney, Cristina Raines. Scott’s debut film follows a string of duels between two rival French officers (Keitel and Carradine) as the Napoleonic wars rage on. Don’t miss this chance to see the Best Debut Film winner at the 1977 Cannes Film Festival in glorious […]


Showings: Mar. 24 7:00, Mar. 25 7:00, 9:15, Mar. 26 7:00, 9:15

16MM PAN/SCAN SHOW

(16mm, approx 100m) The 16mm film format was largely used for television broadcast, experimental filmmaking, classroom instruction and cinema clubs. Films at the time were presented in 16:9 (like your modern TV) or wide screen 21:9 “cinemascope”. When broadcast to a classic 4:3 television, it was considered necessary to fill the screen. In a process known […]

THE LODGER: A STORY OF THE LONDON FOG

(1927, DCP, 92m) dir Alfred Hitchcock w/Ivor Novello, Marie Ault, Malcolm Keen. When a mysterious man rents a room from Daisy Bunting’s mother, both mother and daughter notice his resemblance to descriptions of a murderer stalking the streets. With live accompaniment by The Poor Nobodys, this rare Hitchcock should not be missed! At the Heights […]

VEERANA

(1988, DCP, 135m, Hindi w/English subtitles) dirs Shyam Ramsay, Tulsi Ramsay w/Jasmin, Hemant Birje, Sahila Chaddha. Jasmine (Jasmin) is mistakenly possessed as a child (we’ve all been there). At night, she becomes a murdering seductress. Featuring wild musical numbers and oddball characters like a hairy giant and a stand-in for Sherlock Holmes, Veerana is a […]


Showings: Mar. 29 7:00, Mar. 31 3:00

MONSTER MASH

(2024, 85m) dir Jose Prendes w/Michael Madsen, Ethan Daniel Corbett, and Emma Reinagel. A dying Dr. Frankenstein is determined to meld the world’s strongest monsters into a singular, unstoppable creation. Now the monsters—including Dracula, Werewolf, and the Invisible Man—must work together to stop him before it’s too late.  


Showings: Mar. 30 5:00, Mar. 31 1:00, Apr. 1 5:00, Apr. 2 5:00, Apr. 3 1:00, Apr. 4 5:00

MAHAKAAL

(1994, DCP, 132m, Hindi w/English subtitles) dirs Shyam Ramsay, Tulsi Ramsay w/Archana Puran Singh, Kunika Sadanand, Mahabir Bhullar. What if you were to jumble five of the Nightmare on Elm Street films, in Hindi, but include pop dance routines? New Restoration! SAT 7:00 SUN 5:45 Promotional support provided by KFAI. Learn about supporting KFAI at […]


Showings: Mar. 30 7:00, Mar. 31 5:45

THE WRONG MAN

(1956, DCP, 105m) dir Alfred Hitchcock w/Henry Fonda, Vera Miles. Struggling jazz bassist Manny (Fonda) needs to borrow money against his wife’s insurance policy to help pay for her dental work. At the insurance office, he is mistaken for a criminal and falls into a spiral of injustices. At the Trylon! 7:00 9:15


Showings: Apr. 1 7:00, 9:15, Apr. 2 7:00, 9:15

TAPE FREAKS APRIL *SOLD OUT*

Join Tape Freaks as they present movies they love to audiences who don’t know what they’re in for until the title hits the screen! Shows are at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month. Tickets are $5. For more details, check out TapeFreaks.blogspot.com. 7:00 $5

THE LADY VANISHES

(1938, 35mm, 96m) dir Alfred Hitchcock w/Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas. When Miss Froy (Dame May Whitty) vanishes, fellow traveler Iris Henderson (Lockwood) can’t seem to find anyone who even acknowledges old Froy was on the train. When the dashing Gilbert (Redgrave) tries to help Iris, both of them fall into a dastardly plot! […]

APE X MECHA APE: NEW WORLD ORDER

(2024, 88min) dir Marc Gottlieb w/Sean Young, Ashley Dakin, Jared Rivet. A global cabal of world leaders awakens an ancient creature beneath the ocean floor. Now mankind’s only hope rests on an uneasy alliance between the giant ape and his mechanical arch-nemesis, Mecha Ape MkII, to save the Earth.

CONAN THE BARBARIAN

(1982, 35mm, 129m) dir John Milius w/Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones, Sandahl Bergman. Conan (Schwarzenegger) witnesses the slaughter of his people at the hands of Thulsa Doom (Jones) and his band of thieves. Decades later, he embarks on a journey for revenge—catapulting the career of Schwarzenegger. FRI/SAT 7:00 9:30 SUN 3:00 5:30


Showings: Apr. 5 7:00, 9:30, Apr. 6 7:00, 9:30, Apr. 7 3:00, 5:30

THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR

(2023, DCP, 178m) dir Yury Butusov, w/Konstantin Raikin, Timofey Tribuntsev, Maryana Spivak. Yury Butusov’s award-winning production of Nikolai Gogol’s “Government Inspector” delves into the dual impossibilities of accepting reality and escaping from it. As with many of Butusov’s stagings, chaos and pathos are seamlessly interwoven, with art presented as both freeing and healing. Written by […]

STRANGERS ON A TRAIN

(1951, 35mm, 101m) dir Alfred Hitchcock w/Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman. Two men, each needing a certain someone killed, meet as strangers but become accomplices. Strangers combines Hitchcock’s dual talents for hair-raising suspense and psychological intrigue. At the Trylon! SUN 8:15 MON/TUE 7:00 9:00


Showings: Apr. 7 8:15, Apr. 8 7:00, 9:00, Apr. 9 7:00, 9:00

RYUICHI SAKAMOTO | OPUS *SOLD OUT*

(2023, Japan, DCP, 103m) dir Neo Sora. A celebration of an artist’s life in the purest sense, Ryuichi Sakamoto | Opus is the definitive swan song of one of the world’s greatest musicians. In late 2022, as a parting gift, Ryuichi Sakamoto mustered all of his energy to leave us with one final performance: a […]

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