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Robert Downey Sr., 1936-2021

GREASER’S PALACE

United States | 1972 | Robert Downey Sr.

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El Topo meets Life of Brian” (IMDb user “Afracious”) in this irreverent, surreal religious parody/western from the maker of Putney Swope. In it, a zoot-suited singer/dancer/entertainer who’s also a messiah figure parachutes into a frontier town and proceeds to perform miracles for the local misfits. Watch for little Robert Downey Jr. New digital restoration courtesy of Shout! Factory and the American Genre Film Archive. DCP. 91 min.

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

How we're keeping you safe from the Delta variant. The Cleveland Institute of Art is doing its utmost to keep you safe from transmitting or catching Covid. Masks are required for all filmgoers. Your temperature will be taken upon entering the building, and a wristband (handed out by security) must be worn while in the building. Social distancing is being maintained in the lobby, restrooms, and theater. In the auditorium, certain seats are blocked off, and capacity is reduced. Top-of-the-line MERV 15 air filters purify the air. Sanitation stations dot the premises.

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