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Film Thu Sep 22 2011

A Trio of Very Special Screenings at Music Box Theater in October

A pair of upcoming screenings of classic movies at the Music Box Theater will feature directors talking about the films -- though not necessarily the directors of the films being shown.

On Wednesday, Oct. 5, The A.V. Club presents Wet Hot American Summer as part of its New Cult Canon film series. Co-writer/director David Wain will join A.V. Club critic Scott Tobias to discuss the film's legacy on its 10th anniversary. Tickets are $10 in advance, $13 at the door if they're available.

On Saturday, Oct. 8, author Susan Orlean comes to the Music Box to promote her new book, Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend, and takes the opportunity to also screen and discuss Adaptation, based on her book The Orchid Thief as well as a classic Rin Tin Tin film, Clash of the Wolves. Adaptation plays at 2pm and costs $10, while the Rin Tin Tin event will cost you $12 -- $35 if you want a copy of the book. You can do a double feature for $17 ($40 with the book).

Lastly, on Sunday, Oct. 16, Robert K. Elder, author of The Film That Changed My Life: 30 Directors on Their Epiphanies in the Dark, brings filmmaker Kimberly Peirce to the theater to talk about the movie that drew her to cinema, The Godfather. Elder and Peirce will do a Q&A and sign books after the screening. Tickets for the 3pm screening are $18, or $32 if you'd like to throw in a copy of the book. If you're interested, you can also turn the evening into a double feature with Peirce's own Boys Don't Cry at 8pm for an extra $3.

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