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Fri, Aug 17


The Montalbán

Highs & Lows: Billy Madison / The Phantom of Liberty

Highs & Lows: A Series of Films 'Highs & Lows' and is an experiment series in coupling mainstream pop culture comedy w/ canonical arthouse classics. Each of these is wildly thematic and audiences will be shocked to see how well they play together!

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Highs & Lows: Billy Madison / The Phantom of Liberty
Highs & Lows: Billy Madison / The Phantom of Liberty

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Aug 17, 2018, 8:00 PM – 11:59 PM

The Montalbán, 1615 Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA

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Billy Madison & The Phantom of Liberty


ARENA CINELOUNGE & THE MALL present in association with THE MONTALBAN

THE "HIGHS AND LOWS" SERIES: Billy Madison (1995) and The Phantom of Liberty (1974)

The Mall (William Morris and Michael Berry) and Arena Cinelounge present Highs and Lows, an experimental screening series in which mainstream pop culture comedies are paired with arthouse classics. Audiences will be shocked to see how well these pairs play together, as commonalities are collected between two unexpected films.

Confusion about what makes a film good or bad has made space for a complete re-evaluation of taste. Life’s too short to worry about a guilty pleasure, especially when so many low-brow films share similarities with your typical high-brow, repertory art-house fare. What makes a film high or low? Who gets to decide?

Billy Madison: In order to inherit his fed up father's hotel empire, an immature and lazy man must repeat grades 1-12 all over again.

Directed by Tamra Davis

The Phantom of Liberty: A series of surreal sequences that critique morality and society in a stream of consciousness style.

Directed by Luis Bunuel

Doors open at 6:00pm. Films start at 8:00pm

1615 Vine St. Los Angeles, CA 90028

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