Disturbing Sincerity: Street Musicians, Serial Killers, and the American Spirit

| Jeremy Meckler | Stroszek screens at the Trylon from Friday, November 26 to Sunday, November 28. Scroll to the bottom of this page for tickets and more information. Werner Herzog is one of those directors whose persona is sometimes more extravagant than his films. There’s the time he ate...

Making Films, Taking Lives: How the Present Looms Large in Herzog’s Fitzcarraldo

| Chris Polley | Fitzcarraldo screens at the Trylon from Friday, November 19 to Sunday, November 21. Scroll to the bottom of this page for tickets and more information. In Werner Herzog’s stirring 2005 documentary Grizzly Man, the director inserts himself carefully into the narrative as he contemplates the tragic...

Accounts from the Journal of Count Dracula, Voivode of Transylvania, b. 1428

| Matt Levine | Nosferatu The Vampyre screens at the Trylon from Sunday, October 31 to Tuesday, November 2. Scroll to the bottom of this page for tickets and more information. These written testimonies were discovered in the personal journal of Count Dracula in the city of Wismar, Germany, circa...
Disturbing Sincerity: Street Musicians, Serial Killers, and the American Spirit

Disturbing Sincerity: Street Musicians, Serial Killers, and the American Spirit

| Jeremy Meckler | Stroszek screens at the Trylon from Friday, November 26 to Sunday, November 28. Scroll to the bottom of this page for tickets and more information. Werner Herzog is one of those directors whose persona is sometimes more extravagant than his films. There’s the time he ate...
Making Films, Taking Lives: How the Present Looms Large in Herzog’s Fitzcarraldo

Making Films, Taking Lives: How the Present Looms Large in Herzog’s Fitzcarraldo

| Chris Polley | Fitzcarraldo screens at the Trylon from Friday, November 19 to Sunday, November 21. Scroll to the bottom of this page for tickets and more information. In Werner Herzog’s stirring 2005 documentary Grizzly Man, the director inserts himself carefully into the narrative as he contemplates the tragic...
Accounts from the Journal of Count Dracula, Voivode of Transylvania, b. 1428

Accounts from the Journal of Count Dracula, Voivode of Transylvania, b. 1428

| Matt Levine | Nosferatu The Vampyre screens at the Trylon from Sunday, October 31 to Tuesday, November 2. Scroll to the bottom of this page for tickets and more information. These written testimonies were discovered in the personal journal of Count Dracula in the city of Wismar, Germany, circa...
Marking Time: The Human Body in the films of Tsai Ming-Liang

Marking Time: The Human Body in the films of Tsai Ming-Liang

| Nick Kouhi | Days screens as part of the Slow Cinema series at the Trylon. This series, programmed by the Moving Image, Media, and Sound Studies Graduate Group at the University of Minnesota, is presented in collaboration with the Trylon Cinema. Tickets are free and available on a first-come,...
She’s Not Monstrous, She’s My Sister: Sisterhood in Ginger Snaps and Jennifer’s Body

She’s Not Monstrous, She’s My Sister: Sisterhood in Ginger Snaps and Jennifer’s Body

| Celia Mattison | Watch Ginger Snaps and Jennifer’s Body at the Trylon from Friday, October 15 to Sunday, October 17. For tickets and more information, scroll to the bottom of this page. Name some famous brothers. Romulus and Remus, Cain and Abel, the Grimms, the Wrights, the Marxs. In modern...
Where Art Thou, Mr. Beardsley?

Where Art Thou, Mr. Beardsley?

| Alisha Robberstad | Squirm screens at the Trylon from Sunday, October 3 to Tuesday, October 5. For tickets and more information, scroll to the bottom of this page. I watched a lot of network television as a kid, including Fear Factor, where contestants were made to eat a variety of...
Mikey and Nicky: The Life of a Film

Mikey and Nicky: The Life of a Film

| Daniel Eckman-Thomas | Mickey and Nickey screens at the Trylon from Sunday, September 26 to Tuesday, September 28. For tickets and more information, scroll to the bottom of this page. On the third floor of the Minneapolis Central Library, in the American Literature block (more precisely, PS3573.I455.2011, for those in...
Sherlock Jr: My Favorite Film to Watch with Others

Sherlock Jr: My Favorite Film to Watch with Others

| Ryan Sanderson | Sherlock Jr. screens with Rumble in the Bronx at the Trylon from Friday, September 24 to Sunday, September 26. For tickets and more information, scroll to the bottom of this page. Perhaps you know someone who is resistant to films outside their comfort zone: someone who says...
Jackie Chan: No poor man’s hero

Jackie Chan: No poor man’s hero

| Maria Gomez | Rumble in the Bronx screens with Sherlock Jr. at the Trylon from Friday, September 24 to Sunday, September 26. For tickets and more information, scroll to the bottom of this page. At a certain age, most of us have had the experience where you sit back,...
Toxic Husbands

Toxic Husbands

| Matt Levine | Husbands screens on 35mm at the Trylon from Sunday, September 19 to Tuesday, September 21. For tickets and more information, scroll to the bottom of this page. Husbands zeroes in on the real state of love and sex in our time… Cassavetes, Gazzara, et al., I...
Drunken Master 2: Jackie Chan’s Farewell to Hong Kong

Drunken Master 2: Jackie Chan’s Farewell to Hong Kong

| Alex Kies | Drunken Master 2 screens on 35mm at the Trylon from Friday, September 10 to Sunday, September 12. For more information and tickets, visit trylon.org. Drunken Master 2 is one of the last classic traditional kung fu films the Hong Kong studio system produced. It’s a mishmash...
WINGS OF DESIRE Is My Secular Religion: Berlin’s Rebel Angels, Peter Falk, and Nick Cave in the Postmodern Muck

WINGS OF DESIRE Is My Secular Religion: Berlin’s Rebel Angels, Peter Falk, and Nick Cave in the Postmodern Muck

| Casey Jarrin | Why am I me and why not you? Why am I here and why not there? – Wings of Desire opening voiceover Here was one room; there another. Did religion solve that, or love? – Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway I can’t see you but I know...