This Sunday at the Ritz
, Alamo favorites the A/V Geeks (actually just our old pal Skip Elsheimer, but he's awesome enough to be referred to in the plural) return with another mind-bending show curated from their collection over 24,000 16mm educational films. In the past, the A/V Geeks have challenged audiences with films about drugs, bus safety, venereal disease, shotguns, meat, and more. This year, the presentation focuses on films that feature balls - amazing films with bouncing spherical objects and the lessons they can teach us. This show is a must see for any fan of old educational films. Below are just some of films being screened:
The Huntsman - A young boy's idyllic summer of rescuing and reselling golf balls is devastated by teenage thugs and thoughts of revenge. One of the single greatest payback films ever made!
Singles - A baffling Christian film about single balls attending Church groups.
Marble - An amazing Dutch film featuring a boy, his magic marble and the Dutch army! Prog rock soundtrack by members of Focus!
Moonplay - A little girl brings the Moon down to Earth as a bright bouncing ball that wreaks havoc on a small Scandinavian village.
Plus there will be more surprises. These A/V Geeks showcases are perfect encapsulations of humor, historical interest, and, yes, even education. Top recommendation!
Tickets are available here