Past Events – TRYLON

NOTORIOUS

The Heights Theater 3951 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN

(1946, DCP, 102m) w/Ingrid Bergman, Cary Grant, Claude Rains. Alicia’s (Bergman) father has been convicted as a Nazi spy and sent to prison. Now she's being pursued by a government agent, T. R. Devlin (Grant), who wants her to spy for the United States. Check out Chris Polley's Perisphere article about the audacious excess of […]

THE 39 STEPS

The Heights Theater 3951 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN

(1935, 35mm, 86m) w/Robert Donat, Madeleine Carrol, Lucie Mannheim. Richard (Donat) is catching a music hall show when shots ring out. A mysterious woman faints in his arms. Back at her flat, someone thrusts a knife into her back. Richard sets out to find the secret of the 39 Steps—while being the target of a […]

REBECCA

The Heights Theater 3951 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN

(1940, DCP, 130m) w/Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders. An unnamed woman (Fontaine) and the dashing Maxim de Winter (Olivier) meet on the French Riviera and marry. He brings her to his seaside castle, Manderley, which is overseen by the steely Mrs. Danvers, whose obsession with the first Mrs. de Winter—Rebecca—drives the new wife to […]

TO CATCH A THIEF

The Heights Theater 3951 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN

(1955, DCP, 106m) w/Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis. John “The Cat” Robie (Grant) is a retired burglar enjoying the French Riviera. Problem is, there's a new Cat in town, plundering jewels from the ritziest hotels with abandon. Robie must clear his name. Enter Frances (Kelly), who might be the perfect bait to catch […]

MARNIE

The Heights Theater 3951 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN

(1964, DCP, 130m) w/Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery, Martin Gabel. Marnie (Hedren) is a compulsive thief, in seclusion after lifting ten grand from a former employer. After landing a job at a publishing company owned by Mark Rutland (Connery), she finds herself attracted to her new boss. But he’s got dark secrets of his own, including […]

THE DUPES

The Heights Theater 3951 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN

This screening has moved to The Heights Theater. More information and ticket link below. (1972, DCP, 107m, Arabic w/ English subtitles) dir Tewfik Saleh. No series on archiving Palestine would be complete without Tewfik Saleh’s 1972 classic, The Dupes (Al-Makhdu’un). Based on Ghassan Kanafani’s novella Men in the Sun and set in the 1950s, the […]

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The Heights Theater 3951 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN

(1974, DCP, 130m) dir Roman Polanski w/Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston. Jake Gittes (Nicholson) is hired to find the daughter of Evelyn Mulwray (Dunaway) while Evelyn herself is trying desperately to escape the clutches of her venomous father, Noah Cross (Huston). Los Angeles has never looked the same since. At the Heights Theater! At […]

MILLER’S CROSSING

The Heights Theater 3951 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN

(1990, DCP, 115m) dir Joel & Ethan Coen w/Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, John Turturro. A loose adaptation of the Dashiell Hammett novels The Glass Key and Red Harvest, Miller’s Crossing follows mobster Tom Reagan (Byrne), who plays both sides of rival gangs in a desperate attempt at redemption. The film pulls off being both unbelievably […]

BONNIE AND CLYDE

The Heights Theater 3951 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN

(1967, DCP, 111m) dir Arthur Penn w/Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Gene Hackman. When Clyde Barrow (Beatty) tries to steal Bonnie Parker’s (Dunaway’s) car, she’s instantly smitten, and a violent crime spree through Texas ensues. At first a failure until it was embraced by critics who championed counterculture film, like Pauline Kael, Bonnie and Clyde became […]

LA PISCINE

The Heights Theater 3951 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN

(1969, DCP, 122m, French w/English subtitles) dir Jacques Deray w/Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Maurice Ronet. Jean-Paul (Delon) and Marianne (Schneider) have borrowed a friend’s villa on the French Riviera. There, under a blistering sun, they abandon themselves to their twin passions of love and hate. When the friend returns with his fetching teenage daughter in […]

PENNIES FROM HEAVEN

The Heights Theater 3951 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN

(1981, 35mm, 108m) dir Herbert Ross w/Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Jessica Harper. Steve Martin is Arthur, a sheet-music salesman who wants the world to be like the songs he sells; Bernadette Peters is Lulu, a schoolteacher seduced by Arthur. Murder and sex blend with astonishing dance numbers. Don’t miss this rare 35mm screening! At the […]

THE LODGER: A STORY OF THE LONDON FOG

The Heights Theater 3951 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN

(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 […]

THE LADY VANISHES

The Heights Theater 3951 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN

(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! […]

SHADOW OF A DOUBT

The Heights Theater 3951 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN

(1943, DCP, 108m) dir Alfred Hitchcock w/Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Macdonald Carey. Young Charlie (Wright) is bored to tears in her little town and enthralled by her worldly uncle (Cotten), who has returned from the city to visit his sister. But her admiration curdles when Uncle Charlie’s dark past begins to reveal itself. At the […]

DIAL M FOR MURDER

The Heights Theater 3951 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN

(1954, DCP, 105m) dir Alfred Hitchcock w/Grace Kelly, Ray Milland, Robert Cummings. Spoiled tennis player Tony Wendice (Milland) is jealous that his lovely wife, Margot (Kelly), is having an affair. To make matters worse, she’s the one with money, so divorce is a really bad idea. What seems like a good idea is to entice […]

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