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Chained for Life

Thu, Dec 12 / 7 pm
Sat, Dec 14 / 9:15 pm
Sun, Dec 15 / 7 pm
Wed & Thu, Dec 18 & 19 / 9:15 pm
Directed by Aaron Schimberg
2019, USA, 91 min

This brilliant, weird feature resembles David Lynch’s Eraserhead and Todd Browning’s Freaks. In a deft tragicomic performance, Jess Weixler (Teeth) plays Mabel, a movie star “slumming it” in an outré art-horror film. As her relationship with Rosenthal (Under the Skin’s Adam Pearson), a gentle young man with a facial deformity, evolves, cinematic notions of beauty, representation, and exploitation are questioned.

Reviews

Mesmerizing. A remarkable mind trip of a movie sure to leave audiences reeling. – Indiewire Razor-sharp. Mesmerizingly close to the sensation of a waking dream.
– Village Voice
An inventive hall of mirrors, odd, darkly funny and a little frightening.
-Ben Kenigsberg, NY Times
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Tue 19

Optical Printer One on One Workshop Sessions

Appointment Based One on One Session
Tue 19

Restoration Tuesdays: The Harder They Come

Tue, Nov 12 / 9 pm
Tue, Nov 19 / 7 pm
Tue, Nov 26 / 9 pm
Tue 19

Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro Workshop

November 19 and 20 | 7pm - 10pm
Tue 19

Restoration Tuesdays: Suburbia

Tue, Nov 12 / 7 pm
Tue, Nov 19 / 9 pm
Tue, Nov 26 / 7 pm
Wed 20

Assholes: A Theory

Wed, Nov 13 / 9:30 pm
Thu, Nov 14 / 9:15 pm
Fri, Nov 15 / 7 pm
Sat, Nov 16 / 3 pm
Sun, Nov 17 / 3 pm
Wed, Nov 20 / 7 pm

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