Shotgun Cinema expands with weekly summer screenings

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Powell and Pressburgers The Red Shoes
  • Powell and Pressburger's The Red Shoes

Local film presenter Shotgun Cinema has announced a summer expansion of its independent, foreign and classic films with weekly Thursday-Friday screenings at the University of New Orleans' Robert E. Nims Theatre.

On June 11-12, Shotgun Cinema will present contemporary Mexican films with the New Orleans premiere of Alonso Ruiz Palacios' G├╝eros and Carlos Reygada's Post Tenebras Lux. June 18-19 brings ballet in the form of Ballet 422 and Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's 1948 classic The Red Shoes. On June 15-16 it's 1986 horror film Manos: The Hands of Fate, which has become a cult classic and is often often counted among the worst films ever made. Tickets are $7 general admission, $5 students with valid student I.D. Additional summer titles will be anounced in the weeks ahead. More info here.


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