SESSION: Wednesday 22nd May at 7:30pm



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Soylent Green

(1973, dir. Richard Fleischer, w/ Charlton Heston, Leigh Taylor-Young, Chuck Connors, Joseph Cotten)

In 2022, Earth is overpopulated and totally polluted; the natural resources have been exhausted and the nourishment of the population is provided by Soylent Industries, a company that makes a food consisting of plankton from the oceans. In New York City, when Soylent's member of the board William R. Simonson is murdered apparently by a burglar at the Chelsea Towers West where he lives, efficient Detective Thorn is assigned to investigate the case with his partner Solomon "Sol" Roth. Thorn comes to the fancy apartment and meets Simonson's bodyguard Tab Fielding and the "furniture" (woman that is rented together with the flat) Shirl and the detective concludes that the executive was not victim of burglary but executed. Further, he finds that the Governor Santini and other powerful men want to disrupt and end Thorn's investigation. But Thorn continues his work and discovers a bizarre and disturbing secret of the ingredient used to manufacture Soylent Green. (IMDB)

FILM INFO 4444(Astor rating)

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The Omega Man

(1971, dir. Boris Sagal, w/ Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Rosalind Cash, Paul Koslo)

The Omega Man will start at approximately 9:33pm, and finish at approximately 11:17pm.

Due to an experimental vaccine, Dr. Robert Neville is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling themselves "The Family". The plague has caused them to become sensitive to light, as well as homicidally psychotic. They believe science and technology to be the cause of the war and their punishment, and Neville, as the last symbol of science, the old world, and a "user of the wheel", must die. Neville, using electricity, machinery, and science attempts to hold them at bay. (IMDB)

FILM INFO 3.33.33.33.3(IMDB rating)