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Aero Theatre sponsored by NEON | Beyond Fest 2023: Tribute to Roger Corman
4-Film Marathon followed by a Panel Discussion with filmmaker Roger Corman and filmmakers Allan Arkush, Joe Dante, Ron Howard, Amy Holden Jones and producer Jon Davison. Moderated by Mick Garris.
Book signing with writer Stephen Armstrong and filmmaker Allan Arkush for Armstrong’s new book I Want You Around: The Ramones and the Making of Rock ‘n’ Roll High School prior to the screening at 9:30am at the Aero Theatre, in partnership with Larry Edmunds Bookshop
New 35mm prints!
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Home / Now Showing / HAIL TO THE KING: A CELEBRATION OF ROGER CORMAN
9:30am | Book signing with writer Stephen Armstrong and filmmaker Allan Arkush
10:30am | ROCK’N’ROLL HIGH SCHOOL + Introduction by filmmaker Allan Arkush
12:15pm | GRAND THEFT AUTO
2:00pm | PIRANHA
3:45pm | THE RAVEN
5:15pm | Panel Discussion with filmmaker Roger Corman and filmmakers Allan Arkush, Joe Dante, Ron Howard, Amy Holden Jones and producer Jon Davison
Start times are approximate. Ticket includes entry to one or all films in marathon.
ROCK’N’ROLL HIGH SCHOOL, 1979, Dir: Allan Arkush, Joe Dante, 93 Minutes, AGFA, USA
Ramones super-fan, Riff Randell battles it out with the strict new principal of Vince Lombardi High School, Miss Togar, with help from the real-life Ramones.
Print courtesy of the Jon Davison and Academy Film Archive Collection
GRAND THEFT AUTO, 1977, Ron Howard, 84 Minutes, Shout! Factory, USA
A rich girl steals her dad’s Rolls Royce and heads off to Las Vegas to get married. However, her angry parents, a jealous suitor, and a bunch of reward seekers are determined to stop her.
DISTRIBUTOR: Shout! Factory
PIRANHA, 1978, Joe Dante, 94 Minutes, AGFA, USA
Maggie McKeown, a skiptracer, empties a pool in an abandoned compound while investigating the disappearance of two teenagers and unknowingly releases a deadly school of fish in a local river.
Print courtesy of the Sally Cruikshank and Jon Davison Collection at the Academy Film Archive
THE RAVEN, 1963, Roger Corman, 86 MINUTES, Park Circus, USA
A magician, who has been turned into a raven, turns to a former sorcerer for help.
DISTRIBUTOR: Park Circus
New 35mm made by the Academy Film Archive with support from Roger Corman, Julie Corman and Jon Davison
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