Past Events – TRYLON

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HAUSU

The Trylon Cinema 2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis, MN

(1977, 35mm, 88m, Japanese w/English subtitles) dir Nobuhiko Ôbayashi w/Kimiko Ikegami, Miki Jinbo, Kumiko Ôba. This cult masterpiece, comprosed of 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 21st time. SUN 3:00 9:00 MON/TUE 7:00 […]

$8

TAPE FREAKS NOVEMBER

The Trylon Cinema 2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis, MN

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

$5.00
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MAD GOD – SOLD OUT!

The Trylon Cinema 2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis, MN

(1980–2021, DCP, 83m) dir Phil Tippett. Forty years in the making, Phil Tippett’s grotesque, dialogue-free, stop-motion trip into a post-apocalyptic underworld is an absolute feast for the eyes and well worth the wait. Read more at PERISPHERE. FRI/SAT 7:00 8:45 SUN 3:00 4:45

$8
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COOLEY HIGH

The Trylon Cinema 2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis, MN

(1975, 35mm, 107m) dir Michael Schultz w/Glynn Turman, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Cynthia Davis. Cochise (Hilton-Jacobs), Preach (Turman), and friends are aimless high school seniors, dreaming of more. Shot on location in Chicago, Cooley High touched a generation of Black youth and paved the way for films like Menace II Society. SUN 6:30 MON/TUE 7:00 9:00

$8

TRAMPS!

The Trylon Cinema 2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis, MN

(2022, DCP, Canada, 104m) dir Kevin Hegge. Rising from the nihilistic ashes of the punk movement in the late 1970s, a fresh crowd of flamboyant fashionistas, who would later be christened the New Romantics, began to materialize on the streets of East London, England. Repositioning the New Romantics as an art movement rather than an […]

$13.00

BAND + MAD / WOMAN

The Trylon Cinema 2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis, MN

BAND (2022, DCP, Iceland, 88m) dir Álfrún Örnólfsdóttir. If This Is Spinal Tap had been centered on an all-female group of Icelandic performance-artist musicians, it would look a lot like Band. singer-turned-filmmaker Álfrún Örnólfsdóttir’s hilarious and poignant portrait of the misadventures of her Post Performance Blues Band. Renowned in the underground Reykjavik music scene since […]

$13.00

TRACES OF GLORY

The Trylon Cinema 2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis, MN

(2022, DCP, USA, 89m) dir Mark Allen Davis. The year was 1992. And far from the sonic explosion of grunge, Los Angeles was beginning to experience the languid aftershocks of slowcore band IDAHO. Performing to rave reviews, they appeared to be on the cusp of international stardom. Yet 30 years later, their legacy remains known […]

$13.00

COUNTRY GOLD

The Trylon Cinema 2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis, MN

(2022, DCP, USA, 84m) dir Mickey Reece. It’s 1994 and two country-music legends meet in Nashville. Troyal (Mickey Reece), an up-and-comer from Oklahoma who likes his steaks well done, and the washed-up, viper-tongued George Jones (Ben Hall), who has decided that he wants to have himself cryogenically frozen. The prolific Mickey Reece is back with […]

$13.00

SMITHEREENS

The Trylon Cinema 2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis, MN

(1982, Blu-Ray, USA, 93m) dir Susan Seidelman. 40th Anniversary Screening. Director Susan Seidelman established her distinctive vision of New York City with this debut feature, the lo-fi original for her vibrant portraits of women reinventing themselves. After escaping New Jersey, the quintessentially punk Wren (Susan Berman)—a spark plug in fishnets—moves to the city with the […]

$13.00

DESPERATELY SEEKING SUSAN

The Trylon Cinema 2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis, MN

(1985, Blu-Ray, USA, 104m) dir Susan Seidelman. Roberta (Rosanna Arquette) is a bored suburban housewife who is fascinated with a woman, Susan (Madonna), she only knows about by reading messages to and from her in the personals section of the newspaper. This fascination reaches a peak when an ad with the headline "Desperately Seeking Susan" […]

$13.00

MIXTAPE TRILOGY: STORIES OF THE POWER OF MUSIC

The Trylon Cinema 2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis, MN

(2021, DCP, USA, 94m) dir Kathleen Ermitage. Mixtape Trilogy: Stories of the Power of Music explores one of the most intense and unique relationships between people who rarely meet: music artists and their fans. Folk-rock icons Indigo Girls openly share their journey, which has powerfully influenced the life of their biggest fan. Composer and pianist […]

$13.00

THE COMPUTER ACCENT

The Trylon Cinema 2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis, MN

(2021, DCP, USA, 90m) dir Riel Roch-Decter, Sebastian Pardo. The Computer Accent is a documentary that follows the intrepid pop group YACHT as they hand over the reins to Artificial Intelligence (AI). As they put AI to the test in the name of art, what will they learn about themselves in the process? Trylon Discount […]

$13.00

GETTING IT BACK: THE STORY OF CYMANDE

The Trylon Cinema 2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis, MN

(2022, DCP, UK, 90m) dir Tim Mackenzie-Smith. The British group Cymande are unsung heroes whose message of peace, love and funk sailed beyond Britain's shores and helped shape music for five decades. Long after they stopped playing, the music played on, so they returned to play some more. In the racially turbulent UK of the […]

$13.00

OKAY! THE ASD BAND FILM + MY OPINION

The Trylon Cinema 2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis, MN

OKAY! (THE ASD BAND FILM) (2022, DCP, Canada, 87m) dir Mark Bone. Life is a play, and everybody has the script but you. -Jackson D. Begley This is how one member of The ASD Band, featuring four talented autistic individuals, describes what’s it like when you’re on the spectrum. Through a shared love of music, […]

$13.00

I GET KNOCKED DOWN

The Trylon Cinema 2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis, MN

(2021, DCP, UK, 87m) dir Sophie Robinson, Dunston Bruce. Dunstan Bruce is 59, and for many years he was the frontman of the Leeds-based anarcho-pop group Chumbawamba. In the slipstream of the punk movement, the band formed a cheerful bunch of activists, both on and off stage. As an indie band, they almost hit rock […]

$13.00
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KRUSH GROOVE

The Trylon Cinema 2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis, MN

(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

$8

AFTER LAST SEASON

The Trylon Cinema 2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis, MN

(2009, DVD, 93m) dir Mark Region w/ Jason Kulas, Peggy McClellan, Scott Winters. Two neurology students create a telepathy experiment to visualize a murderer that recently knifed another student. While everything would lead you to believe this movie was low-budget, it was actually shot on 35mm film, photographed and edited piecemeal over ten years, supposedly […]

$5.00
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VENGEANCE IS MINE

The Trylon Cinema 2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis, MN

(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 […]

$8
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THE LAST DRAGON

The Trylon Cinema 2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis, MN

(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 […]

$8

THE BLUE CAFTAN 

The Trylon Cinema 2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis, MN

(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 […]

$10.00
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GREASED LIGHTNING

The Trylon Cinema 2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis, MN

(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

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BATTLE FOR PANDORA

The Trylon Cinema 2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis, MN

(2022, DCP, 90m) dir Noah Luke w/ Tom Sizemore, Mark Riketson, Kristos Andrews. After a "help signal" from a research vessel makes it back to Earth, the U.S. Space Force sends a rescue ship to Pandora, a moon of Saturn. But when they try to land, they discover Pandora is already inhabited by a highly […]

$8.00
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FATHER OF THE BRIDE

The Trylon Cinema 2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis, MN

(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

$8
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THE PHILADELPHIA STORY

The Trylon Cinema 2820 E 33rd St, Minneapolis, MN

(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

$8
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