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THE DEVILS

THE DEVILS

Because there's no controversy like 70s controversy... An infamous and acclaimed tale of conspiracy, machination, and hysteria unfolds as the priest Grandier (Oliver Reed) investigates the excesses and transgressions in the convent of Loudun. With production design by Derek Jarman.

BORN IN FLAMES

BORN IN FLAMES

A landmark of early 1980s American independent cinema, Lizzie Borden's Molotov cocktail of a film uses documentary techniques alongside invented narratives to tell the story of a feminist insurgency against the incumbent Socialist Democratic government.

WANDA

WANDA

This lean and understated landmark of 70s independent cinema, a revisionist road movie written and directed by Barbara Loden who stars in the title role, is a feminist portrayal of a woman seeking solace after a string of abusive relationships.

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.

URGH! A MUSIC WAR

URGH! A MUSIC WAR

Punk, New Wave, Reggae and Techno bands from Europe and the U.S. recorded live in several locations in 1980. Every performance is a jewel, a time capsule of the influenced and the influential in rock music right up to today.

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.

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.

X: THE UNHEARD MUSIC

X: THE UNHEARD MUSIC

A comprehensive documentary about the pioneering Los Angeles punk band X at the height of their popularity. Featuring candid interviews with all four members and a behind-the-scenes look at the evolution of the band’s sound through archival performance footage, music videos, and tv appearances.

Light and Sound Machine: BAD BLACK

Light and Sound Machine: BAD BLACK

Light and Sound Machine is a monthly screening series of marginalized cinema, both new and repertory, co-presented by the Belcourt Theatre and Third Man Records in Third Man Record’s Blue Room.

UGETSU

UGETSU

We couldn’t pass up the opportunity to screen a new 4K restoration of one of the most spellbinding and visually resplendent films of the 20th century, an exquisite ghost story and director Kenji Mizoguchi’s crowning achievement.

SOLARIS

SOLARIS

When a cosmonaut is dispatched to investigate mysterious transmissions from the Solaris space station, he experiences the same strange phenomena that afflicts the Solaris crew, sending him on a voyage into the darkest recesses of his consciousness. New DCP Restoration.

STALKER

STALKER

Spiritual Science Fiction at its most exacting and exceptional, STALKER is the tale of The Zone, a mysterious space where things are not as they seem. New DCP Restoration.

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