6712 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, California 90028

Thursday, October 4 – 7:30 PM
Double Feature: THE QUIET EARTH, 1985, 91 min. Dir. Geoff Murphy. New Zealand scientist Zac Hobson (Bruno Lawrence) awakens one morning to discover that his global energy research experiment “Project Flashlight” has caused all of humanity to vanish. Just as the solitude drives Zac to the brink of madness, two others appear: a young woman (Alison Routledge) and a Maori man (Pete Smith). But how did these three survive? And is there another apocalyptic event on the horizon? Based on the Craig Harrison novel, THE QUIET EARTH is a sci-fi thriller whose mysteries will keep you thinking long after its haunting final image. [35mm]
Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QdHoYtBzdX0
THE RAPTURE, 1991, Warner Bros., 100 min. Dir. Michael Tolkin. Sharon (Mimi Rogers), a bored telephone operator, spends her evenings out with her boyfriend picking up couples for casual group sex. When a collection of strange occurrences seems to add up to the existence of a higher power, Sharon becomes a full-on, born-again Christian. But she soon finds that God can be lost as quickly as found. [35mm]
Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIqRhwLOCi4
Friday, October 5 – 8:00 PM

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Added by AmericanCinematheque on September 20, 2012