Orlando Weekly Fall Guide
FILM: Family-friendly movies in the park, scare-your-pants-off cult flicks, mini film festivals and arty documentary series
Published: September 25, 2013
Swing Jazz Screening of a film as part of the America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway series, followed by discussion. 4-6 pm Wednesday; Bush Auditorium, Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-646-2000; rollins.edu/libraryamericasmusic.
Suspiria Part of a less obvious Halloween trilogy, Suspiria rarely gets the big-screen time that other nightmares on certain streets do, but this 1977 Italian horror film starring Jessica Harper is as visually stunning as it is horrifyingly gory. Genuinely frightening, the camera angles employed are as unexpected as the film’s most shocking plot turns. Plus it features a prog-rock soundtrack by Goblin, a band that is basically director Dario Argento’s Ennio Morricone, which is cool if you can hear the music over your own screams. 8 pm Wednesday; Eden Bar at the Enzian, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; free; 407-629-1088; enzian.org.
Cecilia Humberto Solas directs this 1982 drama set in 1830s Havana, Cuba. 7 pm Thursday; Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona State College, Daytona Beach; free; 386-506-4475; smponline.org.
RiffTrax Live: Night of the Living Dead The guys from Mystery Science Theater 3000 insert their commentary during a screening of the zombie movie. 8 pm Thursday; various theaters; visit website for details; fathomevents.com.
Nurse. Fighter. Boy Contemporary Global Cinema film series showing of Charles Officer’s 2008 drama about a single mother. 1:30 pm Friday; Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona State College, Daytona Beach; free; 386-506-4475; smponline.org.
The Prestige Is the Book Always Better? film series showing of Christopher Nolan’s 2006 mystery thriller. 7 pm Friday; Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona State College, Daytona Beach; free; 386-506-4475; smponline.org.
Oct. 25-Oct. 27
Freak Show Horror Film Festival Films by up-and-coming directors as part of Spooky Empire’s Ultimate Horror Weekend. Various times Friday-Sunday; DoubleTree Hotel, 5780 Major Blvd.; $30-$65; freakshowfilmfest.com.
Evil Dead II Midnight Madness showing of Sam Raimi’s 1987 comedic horror film. Midnight Saturday; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $10; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.
Oct. 27, Oct. 30
The Shining Regal’s Classic Film Series showing of Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 thriller. Various times Sunday, Wednesday; Winter Park Village, Regal Cinemas, 510 N. Orlando Ave., Winter Park; 407-628-0035; regmovies.com.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers Cult Classics screening of Don Siegel’s 1956 sci-fi horror film. 9:30 pm Tuesday; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $5; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.