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Home / Double Feature: PIRANHA & THE HOWLING
Join us for a Double Feature of PIRANHA and THE HOWLING, with John Sayles & Joe Dante in person.
4:30 PM PT
Screenwriter John Sayles cleverly riffs on JAWS in this early directorial effort from Joe Dante, in which a school of deadly mutant piranha heads for a sleepy summer community.
7:30 PM PT
TV anchorwoman Dee Wallace, traumatized after acting as bait for a Hollywood serial killer’s bloody demise, takes a sojourn in an Esalen-type retreat – only to find the entire New Age community is made up of werewolves!
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