Cult 101

Introducing our most ambitious program yet: a yearlong series of the best ignored-then-adored films of all time we're calling Cult 101.

With the help of a panel of film experts from around the country, the film center has identified the best cult films of all time – and will play every one of them over the course of 2017.

Screening times will be revealed each month. Special screenings – 4k restorations, 35mm and 70mm presentations, panel discussions and more – are planned, and will be announced on a monthly schedule.


Blue Velvet (1986)

drama, mystery, thriller | R | 2hr 00min

The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, ...

Opening at GFC:


  • July 28th
Dazed and Confused (1993)

comedy | R | 1hr 42min

The adventures of high school and junior high students on the last day of school in May ...

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  • July 29th
  • July 30th
  • July 31st
Death Race 2000 (1975)

action, comedy, sci-fi | R | 1hr 20min

In a boorish future, the government sponsors a popular, but bloody, cross-country race in which points are scored by ...

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  • August 1st
  • August 2nd
  • August 3rd
  • August 4th
Bubba Ho-tep (2002)

comedy, fantasy, horror | R | 1hr 32min

Bubba Ho-tep tells the true story of what really did become of Elvis Presley. We find Elvis as an elderly resident in ...

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  • August 5th
  • August 6th
  • August 7th
  • August 8th
  • August 9th
Withnail and I (1987)

comedy, drama | R | 1hr 47min

London, 1969 – two ‘resting’ (unemployed and unemployable) actors, Withnail and Marwood, fed up with ...

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  • August 10th
  • August 11th
  • August 12th
  • August 13th
  • August 14th
Easy Rider (1969) in 35MM

adventure, drama | R | 1hr 35min

Two counterculture bikers travel from Los Angeles to New Orleans in search of ...

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  • August 15th
  • August 16th
  • August 17th
  • August 18th
  • August 19th
Ghost World (2001) in 35MM

comedy, drama | R | 1hr 51min

A quirky girl tries to figure out what to do now that she had graduated from high school, and forms a friendship with ...

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  • August 20th
  • August 21st
  • August 22nd
  • August 23rd
Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)

comedy, drama | R | 1hr 28min

An unattractive 7th grader struggles to cope with suburban life as the middle child with un-attentive parents and ...

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  • August 24th
  • August 25th
  • August 26th
  • August 27th
Breakfast Club, The (1985)

comedy, drama | R | 1hr 37min

Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each ...

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  • August 28th
  • August 29th
  • August 30th
  • August 31st