Nonconformist editor-turned-filmmaker Hal Ashby directed this wildly offbeat romance between suicidal youngster Bud Cort and eccentric, 80-year-old Ruth Gordon. The result is one of the most poignant and subversive films of the New Hollywood era.
Our tribute to cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond includes two features directed by Brian De Palma. BLOW OUT stars John Travolta as a sound-effects man who accidentally records a fatal car crash that might be a hushed-up political assassination. OBSESSION follows Cliff Robertson as he is haunted by the death of his wife and daughter. Introduction by Michael Goi
Short Film Programs 2016
Titmouse Founder Chris Prynoski In Person! Free to Members!
5-Second Night is an annual tradition that gives Titmouse animators the chance to bring to life whatever strange/beautiful/disturbing/funny ideas they've had all year as a short-format cartoon. Tonight the studio opens up the screening of these masterpieces to friends, neighbors and fans and adds in a selection of rarities from the studio’s vaults.
Our tribute to cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond includes two features directed by Steven Spielberg. First, 1970s blockbuster CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND, a suspenseful and very human speculation on the possibility of alien contact. Followed by THE SUGARLAND EXPRESS, an ambitious blend of madcap slapstick and downbeat social commentary. Introduction by James Chressanthis.
Our tribute to cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond includes this epic Western directed by Michael Cimino and starring Kris Kristofferson as a sheriff caught in the middle of mounting tensions between affluent landowners and newly arrived homesteaders in 1890s Wyoming.