CLASSICS DOUBLE BILL PART TWO
This Sunday we take a trip through the underbelly of New York followed by a flight over to Canada to the surreal world of Guy Maddin. First up is the provocative and groundbreaking indie crossover MIDNIGHT COWBOY, a sharp look at the New York underbelly and the lengths two men go to escape their social and economical entrapment, with the now iconic performance of the ultra Sleazy Ratso Rizzo. Te winner of best picture and best screenplay at the 1969 Oscars, this film is a master class in narrative cinema. Followed by MY WINNIPEG a surreal trip into the mind of Guy Maddin as he takes you on a witty, personal, irreverent and enchanting homage to his hometown of Winnipeg described as a piece of docu-fantasia this film is a must see, for documentary filmmakers who don’t want to play by the rules and too artists who want to play with meaning, representation and imagery. With the usual free popcorn and rum.