Facets Night School 2009-2013

From 2009 to 2013, Facets Cinematheque in Chicago ran a series of late-night screenings called Night School. These were midnight movies screened on Friday or Saturday nights that opened with a talk about the film being screened and ended with a Q & A session. The talks were given by a wide variety of different people, from Facets employees to filmmakers, film critics, teachers, authors, musicians, comedians, etc. etc.

Similarly, the programming was insanely eclectic, covering 90 years of cinema (earliest programmed film: 1922, most recent: 2012) from two dozen countries, and including horror, musicals, experimental cinema, screwball comedy, documentary, martial arts, Hollywood action, drama, children's films, educational and industrial films, spaghetti westerns, blaxploitation, "women in prison" films, biopics, peplum, animation,…

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  • The Holy Mountain

    1

  • Street Trash

    2

  • Quadrophenia

    3

  • The Entity

    4

  • Outer Space

    5

  • The Night of the Hunter

    6

  • Eat the Rich

    7

  • Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One

    8

  • Labyrinth

    9

  • Dawn of the Dead

    10

  • Ivan the Terrible, Part I

    11

  • Wild Style

    12

  • Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky

    13

  • God Told Me To

    14

  • Viva Las Vegas

    15

  • Crumb

    16

  • Fletch

    17

  • Cemetery Man

    18

  • Harold and Maude

    19

  • Over the Edge

    20

  • The Fifth Element

    21

  • The Mummy

    22

  • Cat People

    23

  • The Curse of Frankenstein

    24

  • Zombie Flesh Eaters

    25

  • Rosemary's Baby

    26

  • The Hitcher

    27

  • Don't Look Now

    28

  • The Devil's Backbone

    29

  • [REC]

    30

  • Häxan

    31

  • Lady Terminator

    32

  • Thunder Road

    33

  • Day of the Dead

    34

  • Save the Green Planet!

    35

  • Team America: World Police

    36

  • Brick

    37

  • Fuego

    38

  • The Elephant Man

    39

  • Spider Baby

    40

  • Django

    41

  • Theodora Goes Wild

    42

  • The Stuff

    43

  • Teeth

    44

  • The Gate

    45

  • Slightly Scarlet

    46

  • Under the Cherry Moon

    47

  • Rubin & Ed

    48

  • A Page of Madness

    49

  • 13 Ghosts

    50

  • Satanic Pandemonium

    51

  • Carnival of Souls

    52

  • Mystics in Bali

    53

  • The Black Cat

    54

  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    55

  • Fright Night

    56

  • Evil Ed

    57

  • Nekromantik

    58

  • The Fall of the House of Usher

    59

  • The Boneyard

    60

  • Johnny Belinda

    61

  • Mulholland Drive

    62

  • Dance, Girl, Dance

    63

  • The Long Kiss Goodnight

    64

  • Hannie Caulder

    65

  • Female Prisoner Scorpion: Beast Stable

    66

  • Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

    67

  • Black Dynamite

    68

  • Killer Klowns from Outer Space

    69

  • The Masque of the Red Death

    70

  • Lover Come Back

    71

  • Pusher

    72

  • Amateur

    73

  • The Quick and the Dead

    74

  • Donnie Darko

    75

  • Ginger Snaps

    76

  • Bloodsucking Freaks

    77

  • Sweet Savior

    78

  • I Walked with a Zombie

    79

  • The Alphabet

    80

  • Vincent

    81

  • The Old Dark House

    82

  • The Devil's Rain

    83

  • The Frighteners

    84

  • Rise and Fall of Idi Amin

    85

  • I'm Not There

    86

  • Barfly

    87

  • Three Came Home

    88

  • Shadow of the Vampire

    89

  • The Bengali Detective

    90

  • The Beaver Trilogy

    91

  • The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters

    92

  • Head

    93

  • Wonder Women

    94

  • Alucarda

    95

  • Normal Love

    96

  • Myra Breckinridge

    97

  • Yor, the Hunter from the Future

    98

  • Please Don't Touch Me!

    99

  • Pulgasari

    100