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

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

5pm

Doors

5:15pm

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. 

7:15pm

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.

8:45pm

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.

10:15pm

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.

12:15am

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.