In THE OMEGA MAN, it’s no wonder that Charlton Heston, sole survivor of the human race, spends his days endlessly watching WOODSTOCK, the ultimate time capsule of the Love Generation. If any film captured the heady idealism, the free-form partying, drug-taking and love-making, and above all the great music of the late 1960s, this is it. The Who, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Sly & The Family Stone, Richie Havens, Joan Baez, Joe Cocker, Carlos Santana - need we say more? We’ll be screening the much-extended Director’s Cut of the film, featuring many songs and performers not included in the original release version.
"It Started as a Concert. It Became a Celebration. Now It's a Legend." On Thanksgiving Day 1976, 5,000 cheering fans gathered for the historic farewell concert of The Band. Martin Scorsese provides fascinating interviews with Band members, but the film's real hook is the stage show: A rotation of rock legends including Van Morrison, Joni Mitchell, Paul Butterfield, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton and Neil Young join The Band in one of the greatest concert films ever made.
This strange murder mystery from director Alexandre Aja stars Daniel Radcliffe as a young man who comes under suspicion after his girlfriend is murdered; to make matters worse, devilish protrusions begin to grow from his forehead - but they may prove his salvation, as the horns can compel people to reveal secrets.
Fusing cinematic drama with reality by weaving a fictitious 24-hour journey through the life of musician and international cultural icon Nick Cave, 20,000 DAYS ON EARTH is an intimate portrayal of the artistic process that speaks volumes to music fans, the art community and movie lovers alike. The debut directorial feature film of visual artists Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, the film is set to an original score by Nick Cave and fellow Bad Seeds band mate Warren Ellis.
Cited by Time as one of the 10 best of this year’s SXSW Film Festival, Hollywood horror story STARRY EYES holds its Los Angeles premiere, followed by a discussion with cast and crew. Rounding out the double bill is director Andrzej Zulawski's controversial, unclassifiable 1981 cult film POSSESSION, with Isabelle Adjani as a woman whose husband discovers her spending time with a strange, tentacled creature.