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Top Ten Midnight Movies
1. Birth of the Living Dead
The story behind George A. Romero's iconic Night of the Living Dead.
2. A Gray State
Was a shadowy government conspiracy responsible for the death of filmmaker David Crowley, whose film was perhaps too close to the hidden truth?
3. It Takes From Within
Inspired by arthouse films of the 1960s, writer/director Lee Eubanks creates a menacing world of dread, isolation, and unease.
4. TVTV: Video Revolutionaries
A deep dive into the 1970's video collective Top Value Television, with Bill Murray, Jim Belushi, Goldie Hawn, Bob Dylan, Lily Tomlin and more.
5.The Sex Trade
The Sex Trade is a foray into a brutal world whose key players trivialize the impact of their actions by claiming that prostitution is simply a service like any other.
6. We Monsters
After their teenage daughter Sarah confesses to the killing of her best friend Charlie, the recently separated Paul and Christine decide to hide the crime.
7. The Fear of 13
Nick, a death row inmate, petitions the court to be executed. As he goes on to tell his story, it gradually becomes clear that nothing is quite what it seems.
8. Alice
Master animator Jan Svankmajer creates a surrealist dream universe.
9. Tattoo Uprising
From antiquity to the present, Tattoo Uprising reveals the artistic and historical roots of today's tattoo explosion.
10.The Bridesmaid
It's love at first sight when Senta falls into the life of handsome young Philippe, but Philippe soon discovers that Senta's life is shrouded in mystery.

New and Notable

Celluloid Bordello
Since the dawn of cinema, sex workers have been portrayed (mostly negatively) by filmmakers. In this enlightening mix of history, critique and homage, sex workers tell you which films they love and hate.

You Go To My Head
In a desolate stretch of the Sahara, a mysterious car accident leaves a young woman lost and alone. A reclusive architect finds her; intoxicated by her beauty, he takes her to his remote desert home to recuperate.

Animated Wonders

Combining techniques of animation and live action, Czech animator Jan Svankmajer has created a masterpiece of cinema, a strikingly original interpretation of Lewis Carroll's classic tale. 

Foreign Pick

Magical Girl
An unemployed father seeking a gift for his dying daughter, a disturbed woman with a dark past, and a math teacher turned criminal find their fates bound together in this bracing thriller from Spanish director Carlos Vermut.

Stranger than Fiction

Chet Zar: I Like to Paint Monsters
Enter the foreboding world of Chet Zar, an influential figure in the Dark Art Movement, where apocalyptic industrial landscapes are inhabited by monstrosities. Sometimes gruesome, periodically funny, but always thought-provoking, Zar's art is as enigmatic as it is frightening.

Erotic Journeys

Don't Let Me Die On A Sunday
A morgue employee is assigned a corpse, a young woman who overdosed at a rave...except she's not dead. They embark on an odyssey into a world of S/M and wild techno parties. As the LA Times said: "The extremes of sexual thrill-seeking."