The Trylon Microcinema

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A CENTURY OF WOMEN FILMMAKERS

DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST

The Trylon microcinema

Fri May 26 7:00 9:15
Sat May 27 7:00 9:15
Sun May 28 5:00 7:15

(1991, DCP, 112m) dir Julie Dash w/Cora Lee Day, Alva Rogers, Barbarou. Touted by Beyoncé and director Ava Duvernay, Dash’s film has rightly found itself back in the spotlight. Set in 1902, Daughters of the Dust is a meditative look at a group of black Sea Islands women and their Gullah culture.


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STEAMBOAT BILL, JR.

Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery

Sat May 27 9:00
A Trylon Roadshow at the Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery
(1928, HD, 70m) dir Charles Reisner w/Buster Keaton, Tom McGuire, Ernest Torrence. An ill-tempered riverboat captain is disappointed to learn that his son is a dandy. One of the last two films over which Keaton had complete creative control, it’s a silent-film comedy triumph. With live musical accompaniment by Dreamland Faces. BEGINS AT DUSK. $10

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THE MARX BROTHERS’ SUBVERSIVE VAUDEVILLE

A NIGHT AT THE OPERA

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Sun May 28 3:00
Mon May 29 7:00 9:00
Tue May 30 7:00 9:00

(1935, DCP, 96m) dir Sam Wood w/Groucho, Harpo, Chico, Zeppo. Otis B. Driftwood pulls some strings to help a couple of star-crossed opera singers find love and fame. The 15-person “stateroom scene,” developed with help from Buster Keaton, is one of the funniest routines in all of movies.

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AN EVENING OF SHORT WORK WITH MARGARET POLZINE AND FELICE AMATO

The Trylon microcinema

Thu Jun 01 7:00
Amato is a 2017 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation; and by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. $10
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