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Genrified! Cult & Other Curiosities

  • September 16, 2017 – December 8, 2018

All You Can Eat Buddha

Directed by Ian Lagarde

Cinematographer Ian Lagarde (Vic + Flo Saw a Bear) makes his directorial debut with this surreal fable centering on a

Altered States

Directed by Ken Russell

Based on the novel by Paddy Chayefsky, William Hurt stars as Edward Jessup, a psychologist who begins dabbling into research

Anna and the Apocalypse

Directed by John McPhail

Pre-release preview screening! Anna can't wait for high school to be over so she can skip small-town life for the

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

Directed by Sam Peckinpah

Chasing after a bounty on the head of an already dead man, an alcoholic pianist (Warren Oates) forges a violent

Burnt Offerings

Directed by Dan Curtis

Having made a name for himself with cult horror projects like Dark Shadows and Trilogy of Terror, writer/director/producer Dan Curtis

Cat People

Directed by Jacques Tourneur

Produced by psychological horror visionary Val Lewton, Tourneur's Cat People stars Simone Simon as a Serbian immigrant whose old country

Fright Night

Directed by Tom Holland

When teenaged horror film obsessive Charley (William Ragsdale) comes to believe that a suave vampire (Chris Sarandon) has moved next

Ganja & Hess: Director’s Cut

Directed by Bill Gunn

Hired to cash in on the box office success of Blacula, Bill Gunn chose to make a stranger and more

Good Manners

Directed by Marco Dutra, Juliana Rojas

A well-to-do pregnant woman hires a lower-class woman to watch over her and her home. As the women grow closer

Hausu

Directed by Nobuhiko Ôbayashi

A group of schoolgirls on break travel to visit a family estate, only to be set upon by a supernatural

Horror of Dracula

Directed by Terence Fisher

Peter Cushing stars as Doctor Van Helsing and Christopher Lee as Count Dracula in this towering achievement of gothic horror

Hour of the Wolf

Directed by Ingmar Bergman

Despite having toyed with aspects of psychological horror in prior films such as The Silence and Persona, Hour of the

Kill, Baby…Kill!

Directed by Mario Bava

Science is pitted against faith when Dr. Paul Eswai (Giancomo Rossi Stuart) arrives in a small 19th-century town where a

Near Dark

Directed by Kathryn Bigelow

Starring the late Bill Paxton (Aliens, One False Move), Kathryn Bigelow's second feature is an original, 80s-style take on the

Primer

Directed by Shane Carruth

A group of engineers working on an anti-gravity device stumble upon an unexpected side effect: whatever enters their invention is

Rubin and Ed

Directed by Trent Harris

Wannabe self-help guru Ed (WKRP in Cincinnati's Howard Hesseman) is peddling spots in a get-rich-quick real estate seminar when he

Sisters

Directed by Brian De Palma

Inspired by Alfred Hitchcock's Rope, Psycho, and Rear Window, and featuring a score by Hitch's regular collaborator Bernard Herrmann, Sisters

Suspiria

Directed by Dario Argento

Suzy, a young dancer, arrives at a remote ballet academy and discovers that one of the students has been brutally

Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song

Directed by Melvin Van Peebles

Director Melvin Van Peebles stars as a gigolo on the run in this 1973 proto-blaxploitation classic. When the rescue of

Tetsuo: The Iron Man

Directed by Shin'ya Tsukamoto

When buttoned-up worker “the Salaryman” (Tomoroh Taguchi) accidentally hits the “Metal Fetishist” (director Shin'ya Tsukamoto) with his car, he contracts

The Addiction

Directed by Abel Ferrara

With The Addiction, maverick auteur Abel Ferrara (Bad Lieutenant, Ms. 45) returns to the genre excesses of his 1979 horror

The Atomic Cafe

Directed by Jayne Loader, Kevin Rafferty, Pierce Rafferty

Composed entirely of found footage, The Atomic Cafe offers a darkly humorous leap into the abyss of cold war–era hubris,

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage

Directed by Dario Argento

Argento's debut feature focuses on an American novelist whose witnessing of a crime puts him square in the crosshairs of

The Holy Mountain

Directed by Alejandro Jodorowsky

An alchemist undertakes a journey with a messianic man and seven other totemic representatives to a holy site that promises

The Last Man on Earth (aka The Damned Walk at Midnight)

Directed by Ubaldo Ragona, Sidney Salkow

The most faithful adaptation of sci-fi novelist and Twilight Zone writer Richard Matheson's I Am Legend stars Vincent Price as

The Love Witch

Directed by Anna Biller

Shot on 35mm film, Anna Biller's vivid tribute to ’60s Technicolor thrillers explores female fantasy and the repercussions of pathological

The Untamed

Directed by Amat Escalante

A meteorite brings a strange creature with an ability to intensely satisfy sexual desire to Guanajuato, Mexico. Director Amat Escalante

The Wicker Man

Directed by Robin Hardy

Named the #4 best horror film of all time by The Guardian, Robin Hardy’s cult artifact The Wicker Man is

Trouble Every Day

Directed by Claire Denis

Sex and violence bleed together in Claire Denis' erotic horror tale of an American scientist (Vincent Gallo) on honeymoon in

Two-Lane Blacktop

Directed by Monte Hellman

A minimalist road movie about two men with enigmatic pasts searching for solace, or maybe just speed, TWO LANE BLACKTOP

Videodrome

Directed by David Cronenberg

Cable television broadcaster Max Renn (James Woods) discovers a pirate TV station that behaves like an opiate capable of twisting

Yakuza Apocalypse

Directed by Takashi Miike

A brutal gang war hits new lows when it’s revealed that one of the bosses orchestrating the violence is a