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Film Classics in 35mm! John Carpenter: Dark Star


United States | 1988 | John Carpenter


A special pair of sunglasses allows a construction worker to see American society as it really is: run by powerful aliens who control the general population with subliminal messages to buy, breed, submit, and conform. John Carpenter’s subversive sci-fi/horror movie has become a major cult classic. “One of the forgotten masterpieces of the Hollywood Left.” –Slavoj Žižek. Scope. 94 min.

Special admission $11; members, CIA & CSU I.D. holders, and those age 25 & under $8; no passes, twofers, or radio winners.

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Friday 10/27
Sunday 10/29
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at the Cleveland Institute of Art
11610 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

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General Admission: $10
Member: $7 (includes CIA and CSU I.D. holders)
Age 25 & under: $7 (proof of age required)

*Additional film on the same day: $7 or the member price for that film.

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