Today at The Clinton: Monday, Jan 27

Projekt Presents: Velvet Goldmine



Movies on the darker side of life and death brought to you by Projekt Records.

Projekt is a Portland, Oregon-based independent record label that specializes in darkwave, ambient, and shoegaze, started by Sam Rosenthal in 1983. Projekt is also known for releases in the gothic rock, ethereal, dream-pop, and dark cabaret genres.

Projekt Presents: Velvet Goldmine


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Projekt Records' Sam Rosenthal presents his MOVIES IN THE DARK film series at the cozy inner-SE independent arthouse, The Clinton Street Theater.

Join 200 film fans for Todd Haynes's 1998 VELVET GOLDMINE. 

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Doors at 9pm

All Ages presentation

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Set in the 1970s, it's the story of the life, death and resurrection of a glam-rock idol named Brian Slade, played by Jonathan Rhys-Meyers and inspired by David Bowie. After headlining a brief but dazzling era of glitter rock, he fakes his own death onstage. When the hoax is revealed, his cocaine use increases, his sales plummet, and he disappears from view. A decade later, in the fraught year of 1984, a journalist (Christian Bale) is assigned to find out what really happened to Slade.

Ewan McGregor
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Toni Collette
Christian Bale

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Todd Haynes
United States
118 minutes

In 1984, British journalist Arthur Stuart investigates the career of 1970s glam superstar Brian Slade, who was heavily influenced in his early years by hard-living and rebellious American singer Curt Wild.

Special Admission

$5-$10 sliding scale, no one turned away for lack of funds

$8 Advance Tickets