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Fall Arts Preview: Film Screenings

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Norman...Is That You?
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SEPTEMBER

Film: 1945— On a sweltering August day in 1945, villagers prepare for the wedding of the town clerk’s son. Meanwhile, two Orthodox Jews arrive at the village train station with mysterious boxes labeled “fragrances.” $5 SCAD Card holders, $10 general admission Wed., Sep. 12, 7 p.m. lucastheatre.com. Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St.

Film: The Maltese Falcon— More than a decade before the famous version of this film starting Humphrey Bogart, Hollywood actually made an earlier adaptation of the classic crime tale by author Dashiell Hammett - which has been so overshadowed by the Bogart version it is practically unknown. Brought to you by the Psychotronic Film Society. $8 Wed., Sep. 12, 8 p.m. sentientbean.com. The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave.

Mystery Burt Reynolds Tribute Screening— Which of the late, great leading man’s most enjoyable films will the Psychotronic Film Society screen in his honor? $9 Sun., Sep. 16, 8 p.m. sentientbean.com. The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave.

National Theatre Live: Curious Incident of a Dog in the Nighttime— See the live broadcast of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” a critically acclaimed production directed by Marianne Elliott. $5 SCAD Card holders, $10 general admission Tue., Sep. 18, 7 p.m. lucastheatre.com. lucastheatre.com. Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St.

Film: Wedlock aka Deadlock— A way-cool and at times quite humorous futuristic prison escape flick. Brought to you by the Psychotronic Film Society. $8 Wed., Sep. 19, 8 p.m. sentientbean.com. The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave.

Film: Sunset Boulevard— Billy Wilder’s “Sunset Boulevard” is the portrait of a forgotten silent star, living in exile in her grotesque mansion. $10, dinner theater $35 Thu., Sep. 20, 7 p.m. Tybee Post Theater, 10 Van Horne.

Film: The Muppets Movie— Celebrating the 40th anniversary of SCAD, we take a look back at influential films that also turn 40. Free for SCAD Card holders, $8 general admission Fri., Sep. 21, 7 p.m. Trustees Theater, 216 East Broughton St.

Film: Chicago— Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together. $2 SCAD Card holders, $8 general admission Sun., Sep. 23, 3 p.m. lucastheatre.com. Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St.

Film: Puzzle—Kelly Macdonald plays Agnes, a taken for granted suburban mother, who discovers a passion for solving jigsaw puzzles. $5 SCAD Card holders, $10 general admission Wed., Sep. 26, 7 p.m. lucastheatre.com. Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St.

Film: Ninja 8 - Warriors of Fire— This ridiculous martial arts action flick was directed by Godfrey Ho, whose name is synonymous with some of the most inept movies ever made. Brought to you by the Psychotronic Film Society. $7 Wed., Sep. 26, 8 p.m. sentientbean.com. The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave.

National Theatre Live: King Lear— Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear. $5 SCAD Card holders, $10 general admission Fri., Sep. 28, 6 p.m. lucastheatre.com. Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St.

Graveface and Psychotronic Fright Fest— Thirteen hours of creepy fun, including six cult horror flicks, merch vendors, raffles, and the Marshmallow Ghosts. $50 Sat., Sep. 29, 11 a.m. terror-vision.com. lucastheatre.com.Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St.

Film: Norman...Is That You?— Presented by The Look Back and the Psychotronic Film Society, this month’s feature stars Sanford & Son’s Redd Foxx as a black father who is forced to come to grips with the fact that his son is both gay and living with a male partner in Los Angeles. Brought to you by the Psychotronic Film Society. Free Sun., Sep. 30, 7 p.m. Savannah LGBT Center, 1515 Bull St.

OCTOBER

Film: Days of Heaven— Celebrating the 40th anniversary of SCAD, we take a look back at influential films that also turn 40. Free for SCAD Card holders, $8 general admission Thu., Oct. 4, 8 p.m. www2.scad.edu/venues/trustees/.Trustees Theater, 216 East Broughton St.

Film: Little Shop of Horrors— Getting into the Halloween mood, the Musical Matinée for this month is the 1986 cult-classic. $2 SCAD Card holders, $8 general admission Sun., Oct. 7, 3 p.m. lucastheatre.com. Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St.

Film: Eighth Grade— Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence during her last week of middle school. $5 SCAD Card holders, $10 general admission Fri., Oct. 12, 7 p.m. lucastheatre.com. Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St.

Film: Ghost— Could there be a better movie to show the week before Halloween than “Ghost,” arguably one of the finest and weepiest love stories to ever hit the big screen. $10, dinner theater $35 Thu., Oct. 25, 7-9 p.m. Tybee Post Theater, 10 Van Horne.

SCAD Savannah Film Festival— The festival is host to a wide variety of competition film screenings, special screenings, workshops, panels and lectures. Oct. 27-Nov. 3. savannahfilmfestival.com. Various venues all over downtown.

Film: The Slayer— The Tybee Post Theater, in its most decrepit state ever, stars as the primary location in the film. $8 Sun., Oct. 28, 7 p.m. Tybee Post Theater, 10 Van Horne.

The Look Back Film Screening— The Look Back is a series of LGBT-oriented films that are either important, influential, educational or just plain fun. The series is curated by counterculture historian Max Arnzen and Psychotronic Film Society founder Jim Reed. Free Sun., Oct. 28, 7 p.m. Savannah LGBT Center, 1515 Bull St.

NOVEMBER

Film: Jamaican Gold— The Psychotronic Film Society salutes the life and career of German-born actress Elke Sommer with this ultra-rare public showing. $7 Wed., Nov. 7, 8 p.m. sentientbean.com. The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave.

Film: The Man in the Attic— A forgotten British remake of Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Lodger,” in which the intense American actor Jack Palance plays a mysterious doctor in 1880s London who may or may not be Jack The Ripper. Brought to you by the Psychotronic Film Society. $8 Wed., Nov. 14, 8 p.m. sentientbean.com. The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave.

Turkey for Turkey Day Film Screening— Each year the Psychotronic Film Society tries to find an especially bad yet especially enjoyable “turkey” to show right around Thanksgiving. $8 Wed., Nov. 21, 8 p.m. sentientbean.com. The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave.

DECEMBER

The King and I from the London Palladium— The musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna, a British schoolteacher. $15 Tue., Dec. 4, 7 p.m. lucastheatre.com. Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St.

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