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Escape from New York (1981)

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Escape from New York (1981)

Film
Saturday, February 1
11 pm
Cost: Free
WUD Film presents a free screening of Escape from New York (1981).

USA | 99 minutes | R | DCP | Dir. John Carpenter

In 1997, when the US President crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent to rescue him.

"It's a toughly told, very tall tale, one of the best escape (and escapist) movies of the season," - Vincent Canby, New York Times

"The movie proudly wears its affection for crusty Sergio Leone archetypes and countdown-clock suspense sequences; Carpenter was Tarantino long before Tarantino was," - Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out

 

Assistive Screening Accommodations for Patrons with Disability

  • Closed Captions and Visually Impaired Narration not available
  • Assisted Listening Device Amplification available

These free screenings are intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff, and Union members and guests.

USA | 99 minutes | R | DCP | Dir. John Carpenter

In 1997, when the US President crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent to rescue him.

"It's a toughly told, very tall tale, one of the best escape (and escapist) movies of the season," - Vincent Canby, New York Times

"The movie proudly wears its affection for crusty Sergio Leone archetypes and countdown-clock suspense sequences; Carpenter was Tarantino long before Tarantino was," - Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out

 

Assistive Screening Accommodations for Patrons with Disability

  • Closed Captions and Visually Impaired Narration not available
  • Assisted Listening Device Amplification available

These free screenings are intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff, and Union members and guests.

Presented by:

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WUD Film

film@union.wisc.edu
608-262-1143

With support from:

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The James

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