• Fri-Sun, Sep 20-22

    SLEEPER

    Dir. Woody Allen, USA, 1973, 89 min., PG, 35mm

    Part of Weekend Classics: Woody Allen.

    Health food store owner Miles Monroe (Woody Allen, who also directs) bites the dust in 1973 and ends up cryogenically frozen, only to be defrosted in a dystopian future in which people pleasure themselves with an "orgasmatron" and dissidents' brains are "electronically simplified." Upon becoming a hunted man, Miles masquerades as an android butler in the home of a self-indulgent poet (Diane Keaton)—but the ruse doesn't last.

    Sat, September 21 at 1:45 pm: Introduction from F Clark Williams Jr., administrator of co-curricular film programs at Vanderbilt University and chairman of the Belcourt board's education and engagement committee.