Monday, November 24th at 9:30pm | $5
This 1968 Russian mind bender has sorcery, murder, tortured romance, mass hallucinations and bold, frenzied visuals worthy of Dario Argento or Alejandro Jodorowski--in short, it’s a certified classic of surreal horror that remains frustratingly unknown in the Western world.
Unsurprisingly, the vibrant, sexy and surreal IVANA KUPALA was banned by Communist authorities. The ban has since been overturned, yet the film remains undeservedly obscure. Outside a brief theatrical run in 1989 as part of a program dedicated to screening films considered too “risky” for commercial release, it has never been distributed in the US.