EDGE OF THE AXE
March 9, 2020, 7:00 P.M.
The Michelle and Kevin Douglas IMAX Theatre at the Robert Zemeckis Center for Digital Arts (RZC), 3131 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Outside the Box [Office], Arrow Films, and the American Genre Film Archive, invite you and a guest to attend the Theatrical Restoration World Premiere of
Edge of the Axe (1988)
Directed by José Ramón Larraz
Written by Joaquín Amichatis, Javier Elorrieta,
José Frade, and Pablo de Aldebarán
Produced by José Frade
7:00 P.M. on Monday, March 9th, 2020
The Michelle and Kevin Douglas IMAX Theatre,
The Robert Zemeckis Center for Digital Arts (RZC)
3131 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
(Entrance on 32nd Street)
FREE ADMISSION. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. RSVPs REQUIRED.
Theatrical Restoration World Premiere!!!
About Edge of the Axe (1988)
From cult Spanish filmmaker José Ramón Larraz (Vampyres, Symptoms) comes this long-neglected late 80s slasher classic, finally unleashed on Blu-ray for the first time ever!
The rural community of Paddock County is being rocked by the crazed exploits of an axe-wielding psychopath, who stalks the night in a black trenchcoat and mask. As the victims pile up, the authorities attempt to keep a lid on the situation, whilst computer whizz-kid Gerald and girlfriend Lillian seek to unmask the killer before the town population reaches zero.
Nominally set in Northern California but shot primarily in Madrid, giving the film an off-kilter, American/European atmosphere akin to the likes of Pieces, Edge of the Axe is a late entry hack-and-slash masterpiece from one of the titans of Spanish terror.
Film courtesy of Arrow Films and the American Genre Film Archive. Not rated. Running time: 91 minutes.
Learn more: https://www.americangenrefilm.com/theatrical-film-catalog/edge-of-the-axe/
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Check-In & Reservations
This screening is free of charge and open to the public. Please bring a valid USC ID or print out of your reservation confirmation, which will automatically be sent to your e-mail account upon successfully making an RSVP through this website. Doors will open at 6:30 P.M.
All SCA screenings are OVERBOOKED to ensure seating capacity in the theater, therefore seating is not guaranteed based on RSVPs. The RSVP list will be checked in on a first-come, first-served basis until the theater is full. Once the theater has reached capacity, we will no longer be able to admit guests, regardless of RSVP status.
NO STUDENT, STAFF, FACULTY OR THEATER PARKING IS AVAILABLE AT THE ROBERT ZEMECKIS CENTER.
We recommend Parking in the USC Shrine Parking Structure, located 686 W 32nd St. Parking passes may be purchased at the gate. Metered street parking is also available along 32nd street.
The USC Robert Zemeckis Center is located at 3131 South Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90007, one block north of Parking Structure D, on the North side of the Shrine Auditorium. The RZC entrance is located at the rear of the building, behind the red fence on 32nd St.
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