Reel McCoy Film Society presents bi-monthly film screenings of classic cinema.
Members are invited to purchase an annual Reel McCoy membership at the discounted price of $20 (usually $50/year) upon presentation of their current ACT M&G membership card.
HEARTS OF DARKNESS: A FILMMAKER’S APOCALYPSE (1991)
96 MINUTES, USA
DIRECTORS: FAX BAHR & GEORGE HICKENLOOPER
CAST: ELEANOR COPPOLA, FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA, JOHN MILUS, MARTIN SHEEN, DENNIS HOPPER
A documentary about the making of Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now (1979). Using 60 hours of footage shot at the time and later interviews, it tells a story of disasters: problems with the weather and the Filipino Government, replacement of the leading man, massive overspending and Martin Sheen’s heart attack.
JODOROWSKY’S DUNE (2013)
90 MINUTES, FRANCE
DIRECTOR: FRANK PAVICH
CAST: ALEJANDRO JODOROWSKY, H.R. GIGER, NICOLAS WINDING REFN, MICHEL SEYDOUX
An account of the failure of legendary cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky to adapt Frank Herbert’s sci-fi classic Dune (1984). The documentary is a life-affirming treatment of creativity, ambition and resilience. Guaranteed to interest fans of sci-fi, but will also thrill anyone interested in film.