Summer of Sam

Friday, July 6
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2hr 22mins // directed by:Spike Lee // featuring:John Leguizamo, Adrien Brody, Mira Sorvino // 35mm

During the summer of 1977, a serial killer known as the Son of Sam keeps all of New York City on edge with a series of brutal murders.

A group of friends in a small Italian neighborhood become convinced that the notorious killer is someone close to home as the madman's reign of terror sparks a wave of distrust that tears several relationships apart. The philandering Vinny (John Leguizamo) unwittingly almost becomes a victim of the psychopath, and soon he and numerous people in his orbit, including his wife, Dionna (Mira Sorvino), his punk-rocker friend, Ritchie (Adrien Brody), and aspiring porn star Ruby (Jennifer Esposito), are trying to figure out the identity of the killer, before it's too late.

Truly Killer — July 2018 at Coolidge After Midnite

Fascinated by true crime? Our Truly Killer midnites in July feature a line-up of films inspired by the most infamous serial killers in our nation's history. From the Son of Sam in New York to the Zodiac in San Francisco, communities throughout the U.S. have been disturbed by these horrific crimes while also captivated by the manhunts for the monsters responsible and their sensationalized media coverage. Some of these real-life horror stories were compelling enough to be adapted into films, and we've selected a few of the most shocking and thoughtful of them to screen this month.