35mm Film Screenings: Huntington’s Cinema Arts Centre and Retro Picture Show will present the 2023 All Night ZOMBIE-THON on Saturday, August 26, starting at 8 p.m. The special event will feature vintage 35mm film prints of classic zombie movies, including a 30th Anniversary screening of “Army of Darkness” and a 35th Anniversary screening of “Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood.” Tickets include admission, free giveaways, a chance to win killer raffle prizes, and more.
The full line-up for the night consists of:
“Army of Darkness” (1993): U.S. | 81 mins | Dir. Sam Raimi | 35mm. Featuring Bruce Campbell reprising his role as Ash, battling demonic forces in England’s Dark Ages.
“Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood” (1988): U.S. | 88 mins | Dir. John Carl Buechler | 35mm. The story of Tina Shepherd, a telekinetic teenager, facing off against the unchained ax-wielding maniac, Jason.
“Re-Animator” (1985): U.S. | 84 mins | Dir. Stuart Gordon | 35mm. It is a thrilling tale of Herbert West’s experiment with re-animation, leading to uncontrollable and violent zombies.
“Night of the Living Dead” (1990): U.S. | 92 mins | Dir. Tom Savini | 35mm. Seven strangers trapped by relentless cannibalistic zombies awakened by a radioactive space probe.
“The Gates of Hell” (1980): Italy | 93 mins | Dir. Lucio Fulci | 35mm. An ancient legend comes to life as the powers of evil unleash the horrors of Hell on Earth.
This all-night event celebrates classic zombie films and offers fans a unique viewing experience. The vintage 35mm film prints add to the authenticity of the event, allowing attendees to enjoy these iconic films as they were originally presented.