Besides acres of LPs and CDs, great food and drink, and stellar live attractions, the 2018 WFMU Record Fair will feature a slate of movies in our Movie Lounge located towards the rear of the Brooklyn Expo Center.
Below is the schedule for the movies at the fair:
10:00 am Best Little Whorehouse in Texas directed by Colin Higgins
The campy 1982 musical featuring Dolly Parton as a madam in Texas dealing with a reporter (Dom DeLuise) who wants to shut down the brothel. Burt Reynolds plays the sheriff who comes to her defense.
1:00 pm The Manson Family: An Opera directed by John Moran
Document of John Moran’s 1990 opera about the Manson Family featuring Iggy Pop as the prosecutor.
1:50 pm The Point directed by Fred Wolf
The classic animation from 1971 featuring the narration and music of Nilsson.
10:30 am Matango directed by Ishiro Honda
Castaways on an island fall prey to mushrooms that turn them into mutants in this bizarre 1963 Japanese horror movie.
12:00 pm Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages directed by Benjamin Christensen
1922 Swedish-Danish silent notorious for its psuedo-documentary portrayal of witchcraft involving nudity, torture, and perversion.
2:00 pm Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World directed by Catherine Bainbridge and Alfonso Maiorana
Documentary about the unheralded influence of Native-American musicians on the development of rock ‘n’ roll. Courtesy of Kino Lorber.
4:00 pm Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye directed by Marie Losier
The story of how Genesis P-Orridge and his partner Lady Jaye attempted to transform their identities through plastic surgery.
5:15 pm The Beaver Trilogy directed by Trent Harris
Documentary shot in 1979, 1981, and 1985 featuring the exploits of Olivia Newton-John impersonator “Groovin’ Gary.” The 1979 episode features Gary himself; Sean Penn plays Gary in the 1981 episode; and Crispin Glover reprises the role in the 1985 section.