A LANDMARK SCIENCE FICTION CELEBRATION!
In 1987, IT CAME FROM THE DREXEL NORTH heralded the birth of the Ohio 24-Hour Science Fiction Marathon. One year later, it would spawn NIGHT OF THE LIVING DREXEL, the beginning of the
Ohio 24-Hour Horror Marathon.
NOW, on MARCH 18-19, blast off into the cinematic stratosphere and join us in celebrating the 30th Anniversary (give or take a time travel change in event numbering
or two) of this landmark Ohio event! 24 hours of Sci-Fi classics, cult gems, rediscoveries, premieres, trailers and shorts, and much, much, more! Featuring:
NOON Kevin McCarthy battling pod people in the all-time classic INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS!
2:00 P.M. Jeunet and Caro's cult classic CITY OF LOST CHILDREN, in glorious 35mm!
The 30th Anniversary Costume Contest
5:00 P.M. A rare BIG SCREEN showing of David Lynch's epic, wonderfully loony DUNE!
8:00 P.M. Producer Stephen Scarlata IN PERSON with his passion project, the amazing documentary JODOROWSKY'S DUNE
(with a post-screening Q&A!)
10:30 P.M. Rock Hudson in John Frankenheimer's chilling paranoia fable SECONDS!
1:00 A.M. The MIDWEST PREMIERE of director Nick DiLiberto's handmade animated opus NOVA SEED!
2:30 A.M. John Carpenter and Dan O'Bannon's stoneriffic spoof DARK STAR!
4:00 A.M. David Cronenberg's psychic warfare spectacle SCANNERS!
6:00 A.M. Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Martin Freeman in Edgar Wright's energetic romp THE WORLD'S END!
8:10 A.M. The long-delayed, often-cancelled, sci-fi/horror hybrid SLITHER!
10:00 A.M. Donald Sutherland picking up the pieces 22 years later in the stone cold classic 1978 remake of INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS, in glorious 35mm!
- The 30th Anniversary Costume Contest (with $100 1st Prize)
- A galaxy of 35mm trailers and shorts!
- 30th Anniversary cake!
- And many more anniversary surprises!
It all happens on March 18th at the Drexel Theater, a celebration of cinematic excess like no other!
Tickets for this cinematic event are $40 in advance and $45 day of show.
Get your tickets today at:
-The Drexel Theater (2254 E. Main St.)
-Laughing Ogre Comics (4258 N. High St.)
-On the Tickets page