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Dawn of the Dead (1978) - in 3-D!
November 23, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm$15
The American Cinematheque screens George A. Romero's classic zombie apocalypse opus in a recent 3-D conversion supervised by the film's producer, Richard P. Rubinstein. This is the unrated, 127-minute cut released to U.S. theatres in 1979. Screening format: DCP
DAWN OF THE DEAD 3-D. 1978 (2015).
Writer-director George A. Romero ups the ante on his indie landmark NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD with a bigger budget, more gore (courtesy of special effects/makeup artist Tom Savini) and a touch of social commentary. Four people take refuge in a Pennsylvania shopping mall as a mysterious plague turns fresh corpses into flesh-hungry zombies and civilization collapses around them.