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This Sunday: Classic educational films on the big screen with A/V Geeks

Come see this ripping showcase of educational films about balls, presented on real 16mm film!

This Sunday: Classic educational films on the big screen with A/V Geeks

 

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.

 

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