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Los Feliz 3 | Hosted by Jason Bailey, author of the book “Fun City Cinema: New York and the Movies That Made It”
This is a vaccinated-only screening
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Arguably the greatest American crime film ever made. Gene Hackman stars as Detective Popeye Doyle, who catches the trail of a huge shipment of French heroin. With partner Roy Scheider, Hackman dogs drug-kingpin Fernando Rey through the concrete jungle – highlighted by a brain-jangling car chase that still hasn’t been topped.
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