Blade Runner (1982)

Fri, May 27
  • Fri, May 27
  • Sun, May 29
  • Wed, Jun 1

Director: Ridley Scott Run Time: 118 min. Rating: R Release Year: 1982

Starring: Edward James Olmos, Harrison Ford, M. Emmet Walsh, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young

Country: United States
Language: English

Presented as part of Four Turning Forty: Spring Edition. In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)

Sat, May 28
  • Sat, May 28
  • Tue, May 31

Director: Nicholas Meyer Run Time: 113 min. Rating: PG-13 Release Year: 1982

Starring: DeForest Kelley, Kirstie Alley, Leonard Nimoy, Ricardo Montalban, William Shatner

Country: United States
Language: English

Presented as part of Four Turning Forty: Spring Edition. At the end of the universe lies the beginning of vengeance. In the film many consider to be the best in the Star Trek series, Admiral James T. Kirk is still in charge of a space fleet, but from behind a desk. Dr. McCoy and Mr. Spock convince him to take on a mission which sounds simple, but with the mysterious Khan, things get a little tricky.

Tootsie (1982)

Sun, May 29
  • Sun, May 29
  • Wed, Jun 1

Director: Sydney Pollack Run Time: 116 min. Rating: PG Release Year: 1982

Starring: Charles Durning, Dabney Coleman, Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr

Country: United States
Language: English

Presented as part of Four Turning Forty: Spring Edition. An unsuccessful actor disguises himself as a woman to land a role on a soap opera. As the assertive Dorothy Michaels, he confronts sexist double standards, and discovers that the experience makes him a better man. The film is directed by Sydney Pollack, who appears in the film alongside Dustin Hoffman, Dabney Coleman, Charles Durning, Teri Garr, and Jessica Lange, who won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

48 Hours (1982)

Mon, May 30
  • Mon, May 30

Director: Walter Hill Run Time: 96 min. Rating: R Release Year: 1982

Starring: Annette O'Toole, Eddie Murphy, Frank McRae, James Remar, Nick Nolte

Country: United States
Language: English

Presented as part of Four Turning Forty: Spring Edition. Renegade cop Jack Cates pulls wise-cracking bank robber Reggie from a federal prison on a 48-hour leave to help him capture Hammond's old partner, Albert Ganz. Starring Nick Nolte and Eddie Murphy, who would later reunite for the sequel.

The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

Mon, May 30
  • Mon, May 30

Director: Dan O'Bannon Run Time: 91 min. Rating: R Release Year: 1985

Starring: Clu Gulager, Don Calfa, James Karen, JR, Miguel A. Núñez, Thom Mathews

Country: United States
Language: English

Dan O'Bannon redefined the genre with his witty and horrific zombie masterpiece.

Presented as part of Mammoth Mondays, a new extension of Cult 101.

The Void (2016)

Mon, Jun 6
  • Mon, Jun 6

Director: Jeremy Gillespie, Steven Kostanski Run Time: 90 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2016

Starring: Aaron Poole, Art Hindle, Daniel Fathers, Kathleen Munroe, Kenneth Welsh

Country: Canada
Language: English

A skillful homage to '80s horror complete with show-stopping old-school practical effects from Jeremy Gillespie and Steven Kostanski. Premiered at the 2016 Fantastic Fest.

Presented as part of Mammoth Mondays, a new extension of Cult 101.

The Girl (1968)

Fri, Jun 10
  • Fri, Jun 10

Director: Márta Mészáros Run Time: 90 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 1968

Starring: Ádám Szirtes, Kati Kovács, Teri Horváth

Country: Hungary
Language: Hungarian

The first Hungarian film directed by a woman, Márta Mészáros’ debut feature is an assured expression of many of her recurring themes: broken families, the relationships between parents and children, and the search for stability in an uncertain world.

Binding Sentiments (1969)

Sat, Jun 11
  • Sat, Jun 11

Director: Márta Mészáros Run Time: 98 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 1969 Language: Hungarian

Starring: Ági Mészáros, Gyöngyi Bürös, Kati Kovács, Lajos Balázsovits, Mari Törőcsik

Country: Hungary
Language: Hungarian

Family ties become a trap from which a woman struggles to escape in Mészáros’ quietly devastating sophomore feature. Rare among her works in its focus on a wealthy, rather than working-class, milieu, it strikingly illustrates how the predicaments of patriarchy affect all women.

Riddance (1973)

Sun, Jun 12
  • Sun, Jun 12

Director: Márta Mészáros Run Time: 81 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 1973

Starring: Erzsébet Kútvölgyi, Gábor Nagy, József Székhelyi, Marianna Moór, Melinda Máriáss

Country: Hungary
Language: Hungarian

In representing Hungarian society’s clashing attitudes and prejudices Mészáros depicts a working class woman’s attempt to overcome the perceived inferiority of her social status as well as her own familial dysfunction and feelings of inadequacy.

Adoption (1975)

Sun, Jun 12
  • Sun, Jun 12

Director: Márta Mészáros Run Time: 89 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 1975

Starring: Flóra Kádár, Gyöngyvér Vigh, Katalin Berek, László Szabó, Péter Fried

Country: Hungary
Language: Hungarian

Mészáros gives aching expression to the experiences of women in 1970s Hungary in this sensitive and absorbing slice-of-life drama, which became the first film directed by a woman to win the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival.

Nine Months (1976)

Sun, Jun 12
  • Sun, Jun 12

Director: Márta Mészáros Run Time: 88 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 1976

Starring: Đoko Rosić, Gyula Szersén, Jan Nowicki, Lili Monori, Tibor Kristóf

Country: Hungary
Language: Hungarian

A defiant woman asserts her autonomy in the face of a disapproving society in Mészáros’ complex look at the ways in which women’s bodies and minds are held in check by the strictures of patriarchy.

The Two of Them (1978)

Mon, Jun 13
  • Mon, Jun 13

Director: Márta Mészáros Run Time: 100 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 1978

Starring: András Szigeti, Éva Szabó, Jan Nowicki, Lili Monori, Marina Vlady

Country: Hungary
Language: Hungarian

Two women, each at a critical crossroads in life and love, find refuge in their friendship with one another in this multilayered look at female solidarity. With characteristic sensitivity, Mészáros traces the protective yet complex bond that forms between the two, each at a different stage of life.

Raiga: God of Monsters (2009)

Mon, Jun 13
  • Mon, Jun 13

Director: Shinpei Hayashiya Run Time: 80 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2009

Starring: Hanji Yanagiya, Manami Enosawa, Mao Urata, Miyu Oriyama, Yukijiro Hotaru

Country: Japan
Language: Japanese

When the Earth's ecosystem is disrupted due to global warming, a plethora of prehistoric sea monsters wage war on Japan. Led by the powerful Raiga, the monsters ravage the city of Asakusa.

Presented as part of Mammoth Mondays, a new extension of Cult 101.

Diary for My Children (1984)

Tue, Jun 14
  • Tue, Jun 14

Director: Márta Mészáros Run Time: 106 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 1984

Starring: Anna Polony, Czinkóczi Zsuzsa, Jan Nowicki, Sándor Oszter, Teri Földi

Country: Hungary
Language: Hungarian

Mészáros drew on her own wartime experiences to craft this haunting portrait of a young woman coming of age amidst a turbulent historical moment, caught between the shock of World War II and the rising tide of Stalinism. Winner of the Grand Prix at Cannes.

Diary for My Lovers (1987)

Tue, Jun 14
  • Tue, Jun 14

Director: Márta Mészáros Run Time: 141 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 1987

Starring: Anna Polony, Csere Ágnes, Czinkóczi Zsuzsa, Jan Nowicki, Mária Ronyecz

Country: Hungary
Language: Hungarian

Mészáros’ follow-up to Diary for My Children picks up the story of teenage Juli, the director’s alter-ego, as she defies the wishes of her Stalinist aunt and leaves Hungary in order to pursue her dream of becoming a filmmaker in Moscow. A stirring depiction of a young woman finding her voice in a world intent on stifling it.

Diary for My Mother and Father (1990)

Tue, Jun 14
  • Tue, Jun 14

Director: Márta Mészáros Run Time: 119 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 1990

Starring: Anna Polony, Czinkóczi Zsuzsa, Ildikó Bánsági, Jan Nowicki, Mari Törőcsik

Country: Hungary
Language: Hungarian

The heartrending final installment of Mészáros’ autobiographical Diary trilogy. An epic and intimate portrait of history as she experienced it, bearing witness to both the horrors of totalitarian oppression and the courage of those who resist.

The Heiresses (1980)

Wed, Jun 15
  • Wed, Jun 15

Director: Márta Mészáros Run Time: 105 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 1980

Starring: Isabelle Huppert, Jan Nowicki, Lili Monori, Sándor Szabó, Zita Perczel

Country: Hungary
Language: Hungarian

Unable to give birth, Szilvia, a wealthy heiress, offers Irén money in exchange for conceiving a child with her husband on her behalf. A piercing period elegy blurring social boundaries and leading all involved into an explosive moral, emotional, and romantic minefield.

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

Mon, Jun 20
  • Mon, Jun 20

Director: Chuck Russell Run Time: 96 min. Rating: R Release Year: 1987

Starring: Craig Wasson, Heather Langenkamp, Ken Sagoes, Patricia Arquette, Robert Englund

Country: United States
Language: English

If you think you're ready for Freddy, think again! An imaginative debut from Chuck Russell, and one of the greatest horror sequels of all time.

Presented as part of Mammoth Mondays, a new extension of Cult 101.

Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)

Mon, Jun 27
  • Mon, Jun 27

Director: John Cameron Mitchell Run Time: 95 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2001

Starring: John Cameron Mitchell, Miriam Shor, Rob Campbell, Stephen Trask, Theodore Liscinski

Country: United States, Canada
Language: English

A trailblazing rock odyssey and first feature from John Cameron Mitchell. Sundance 2001 multi-prize winner.

Presented as part of Mammoth Mondays, a new extension of Cult 101.