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Freaks & Heroes // A Movie Marathon Organized by Misha Shprits

Free popcorn and ice cream!
21+ for the cash bar




JOY DIVISION (2007, dir. Grant Gee, rated R)
Joy Division is a 2007 British documentary film on the British post-punk band Joy Division, directed by Grant Gee. 


FONKO (2016, dir. Lamin Daniel Jadama, Lars Lovén, Gören Olsson)
Fonko is a feature length documentary about social and political changes in the new Africa as seen through an avalanche of striking, innovative and visual music.


FIRST SQUAD (2009, dir. Yoshiharu Ashino, Aljosha Klimov, Misha Shprits)
In the opening days of World War II, a group of Soviet teenagers with extraordinary abilities have been drafted to form a special unit to fight the invading German army. 
Introduction by Misha Shprits before the film.


UNDER THE SKIN (2013, dir. Jonathan Glazer, rated R)
A mysterious young woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland. However, events lead her to begin a process of self-discovery.


Midnight showing of FREAKS (1932, dir. Tod Browning, unrated) with live score!
A circus' beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance. One of the most controversial films of classic Hollywood, Freaks features real performers from a circus sideshow.
Featuring a live score by The TroubleShoot Circus, performing a 21st-century improvisatory approach to the tradition of silent films and the nature of jazz.

Earlier Event: March 15
Le Poisson Rouge Presents ROUSE
Later Event: March 17
Open Gallery