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Where the sin comes sweeping down the plains.
Banned In Oklahoma chronicles the years of courtroom wrangling that finally restored the film The Tin Drum to video store shelves after a judge in 1997 proclaimed it to be child pornography and the police seized all local copies.
Director: Gary Rhodes 2004 USA 50min. NR (PG-13) digital video
Followed at 9:00 pm by a screening of THE TIN DRUM.
Winner of both the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival and the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film The Tin Drum is a modern classic. In this epic film of Germany during the first half of the twentieth century, based on the novel by Günter Grass, a boy resolves to stop growing at the age of three and witnesses the beauties and horrors of life during the rise and fall of fascism. In German/Polish/Russian with English subtitles.
Director: Volker Schlöndorff 1979 Germany/France/Poland/Yugoslavia 142min. R 35mm