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Lindsay Anderson & Malcolm McDowell


Before Malcolm McDowell was unleashed as the vicious and remorseless Alex in Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange (1971), he played Mike Travis, a rebellious character created by anarchist, critic and filmmaker Lindsay Anderson in the film If ... (1968). Zeitgeist celebrates Anderson and McDowell's work with a series of screenings. Tuesday through Thursday feature Never Apologize (pictured), the 1997 Cannes selection by director Mike Kaplan featuring McDowell singing Anderson's praises, and featuring notable actors from the years of their work together including Bette Davis, John Ford, John Gielgud, Laurence Olivier and others. Zeitgeist screens three of five Mick Travis films. If ... (7:30 p.m. Fri., Dec. 19) is an anarchic film set in a British boarding school in the '60s. It opened at Cannes 40 years ago and won the Palm d'Or. Other films include O' Lucky Man (5 p.m. Sat., Dec. 20) and Britannia Hospital (8:30 p.m. Sat., Dec. 20). Tickets $7 general admission, $6 students/seniors, $5 Zeitgeist members. — Will Coviello

Tue.-Sat. Dec. 16-20

Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center, 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., 827-5858;

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