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This month’s Cinematheque offering features a double bill of surreal strangeness!

Messiah of Evil (1973)

 Starring the legendary Joy Bang!

A young woman goes in search of her missing artist father and encounters the undead in his creepy studio shack! 40 more words


"Stray Dog": Teaching a troubled old dog some new tricks

“Stray Dog” screens on Sunday at 7 p.m. at 4070 Vilas Hall, 821 University Ave. as part of the UW-Cinematheque series. Director Debra Granik and subject Ronnie “Stray Dog” Hall will both be in attendance to talk about the film. 543 more words

John Waters visits Cinematheque

John Waters, the Baltimore underground filmmaker (Pink Flamingos) turned American cultural icon, will appear in person at the Cinematheque on Saturday, September 27. At 7:30pm that night Waters will present… 216 more words


Nine reasons to get out of bed for the fall UW-Cinematheque schedule

Movie-wise, we’re languishing in the doldrums right now between the summer blockbuster season and the fall awards season, which is why the hottest movies at the multiplex right now seem to be old movies like “Ghostbusters” and “Forrest Gump.” 857 more words