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David Lynch: A Retrospective

David Lynch: A Retrospective

On the 40th anniversary of the release of his groundbreaking first feature, ERASERHEAD, and in anticipation of the return of Twin Peaks, his beloved cult TV series, we celebrate one of the most original and singular minds in cinema with a complete retrospective of the feature films of David Lynch alongside a new documentary about the filmmaker.

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ERASERHEAD

ERASERHEAD

In David Lynch's nightmarish first feature, Henry Spencer (Jack Nance) copes with the daily grind of his strange industrial life as his girlfriend and her mutant newborn move into his apartment.

THE ELEPHANT MAN

THE ELEPHANT MAN

Based on the true story of Joseph Merrick, a Victorian-era Englishman who suffered from a disfiguring congenital disease and the surgeon who saved him from a tormented life in a freak show, David Lynch's THE ELEPHANT MAN explores the emotional life of a deeply intelligent man living with a severe disability. 35mm print courtesy of Lowell Peterson, ASC.

DUNE

DUNE

Frank Herbert’s enduring science fiction classic comes to life as the universe itself quakes in battle over a rare spice and an ancient prophecy of a forthcoming messiah.

BLUE VELVET

BLUE VELVET

While staying with his family after his father is suddenly hospitalized, Jeffrey Beaumont (Kyle MacLachlan) happens across a severed human ear on a walk, a discovery that leads him on a dark investigation into the seedy underworld of his idyllic hometown.

WILD AT HEART

WILD AT HEART

Young lovers Sailor (Nicolas Cage) and Lula (Laura Dern) embark on a parole-breaking, post-incarceration road trip through a bizarre wasteland of hitmen, gangsters and sadists, all dead-set on tearing them away from one another.

INLAND EMPIRE

INLAND EMPIRE

An actress stars in a remake of a cursed film, and every opened door fragments what we understand as The Real. Laura Dern opens the door, stepping through it, and into the infinite.

DAVID LYNCH: THE ART LIFE

DAVID LYNCH: THE ART LIFE

Artist and filmmaker David Lynch discusses his early life and the events that shaped his outlook on art and the creative process.

TWIN PEAKS: FIRE WALK WITH ME

TWIN PEAKS: FIRE WALK WITH ME

In the last seven days of her life, Laura Palmer, besieged by a transuniversal conflict reaching back into infinity, must face her own immovable destiny amongst the myriad of secrets in the town of Twin Peaks.

LOST HIGHWAY

LOST HIGHWAY

A love triangle beyond the reach of death itself. The lives of the saxophonist and the car repairman intertwine in the path of the woman/the women (Academy Award winner Patricia Arquette) they loved/they killed. It doesn’t matter how fast you drive; you can’t outrun yourself.

THE STRAIGHT STORY

THE STRAIGHT STORY

A man (Oscar nominee Richard Farnsworth) aims to drive cross country on a riding mower to set right an old family squabble.

MULHOLLAND DRIVE

MULHOLLAND DRIVE

The movie is a sensual mystery: Betty and Rita at the center of secrets. The movie within the movie is a biography; Diane and Camilla telling each other’s story. The dream is of betrayal, of facing the undeniable moral truth of oneself. The rest is silence.

 

This Week (click showtimes to purchase)

Saturday

IN A LONELY PLACE: Introduction from Jennifer Fay, Vanderbilt University (11:30am)
The Ornaments in ConcertHollywood’s Gender Problem: Seminar Session 3IN A LONELY PLACETHE DISASTER ARTISTTHE SHAPE OF WATERLOVING VINCENTTHE SQUARETHE FLORIDA PROJECT

Sunday

IN A LONELY PLACETHE DISASTER ARTISTTHE SHAPE OF WATERLOVING VINCENTTHE SQUARETHE FLORIDA PROJECT

Monday

THE SHAPE OF WATERLOVING VINCENTTHE DISASTER ARTISTTHE FLORIDA PROJECT

Tuesday

THE FLORIDA PROJECTTHE SHAPE OF WATERTHE DISASTER ARTISTLOVING VINCENTTHE SQUARE

Wednesday

THE SHAPE OF WATERTHE DISASTER ARTISTIT'S A WONDERFUL LIFETHE FLORIDA PROJECT

Thursday

THE SHAPE OF WATERTHE DISASTER ARTISTIT'S A WONDERFUL LIFELight and Sound Machine: RANCHO DELUXETHE FLORIDA PROJECT

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