ERASERHEAD – Free Outdoor Screening 10/17/13

Thursday, October 17, 2013  -  8:00pm  
Cal State University Long Beach – Los Alamitos Lawn – 1250 Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach CA 90802 (map & directions)

Eraserhead

Long Beach Zombie Walk Festival and Long Beach Cinematheque are excited to partner with the University Art Museum at CSU Long Beach on two free outdoor screenings – right on the CSULB campus!  On the occasion of the museum’s new exhibit Gabe Bartalos: Abhorrence and Obsession, we will be screening two cinema classics chosen by Bartalos himself as having an impact on his work: Roman Polanski’s Rosemary’s Baby (October 3), and David Lynch’s Eraserhead (October 17)!

Join us October 17 as we present Eraserhead, David Lynch’s legendary, surreal, and terrifically nightmarish feature film debut.  Years in the making, and produced with the assistance of the American Film Institute (AFI), Eraserhead is a celluloid curiosity that narrowly escaped obscurity before finding an audience as a midnight movie, becoming a weekly midnight feature for years at cinemas across the country,  finding itself preserved by the National Film Registry in 2004, and of course launching the career of one of the most unique voices in American filmmaking.

We are so very excited to present Eraserhead in a manner in which it is rarely seen – outdoors and under the stars!  Screening will be held outdoors on the Los Alamitos Lawn, located at the CSU Long Beach campus.  Please keep posted for updated site map and parking lot information.  Parking will be available for $5; the campus is also accessible by Long Beach Transit, and the site will be adjacent to ample bicycle parking.

This event is being provided to the public free-of-charge  thanks to the generous support of the CSULB Office of Housing and Residential Life, and the University Art Museum.  Check out Gabe Bartalos: Abhorrence and Obsession from September 7 through December 8!  Thanks also to our friends at the Long Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau and Shoreline Village for making it possible for us to bring outdoor films to the community!

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