SATURDAY, 6/30 – 3:30 PM

Come don your flowered shirt, and bring your anthropomorphic volleyball pal — for as the temperature rises, what better place to be marooned at than The Cinefamily? It’s time to get sunbaked, beach-bummed and all-around enchanted as we celebrate the summer’s start with a lost-at-sea luau replete with a limbo competition, polynesian musicians and (fire!) dancers, cool tropical drinks, and an air-conditioned theater filled with a sweltering quadruple feature of island cinema flotsam. As the palms sway in the lilting breeze and the tiki torches blaze into the night, we’re gonna play you like a steel drum! Put that lei on — we said PUT IT ON! Stop crying! Limbo! Limbo ’til it hurts! Don’t stop ‘til you get enough!
– Cinefamily

Hard Ticket To Hawaii – 9:30pm-ish
Anyone who tuned into cable TV in the ‘80s or ‘90s after 11p.m. at night, or browsed through a dusty mom ‘n pop video store in the VHS era most certainly will have set their eyes at one time or another on the films of Andy Sidaris, the undisputed king of the “Triple Bs”: Bullets, Bombs and Babes. Featuring exotic locations, absurd plots, debatable acting and bikini-clad bimbos toting massive firepower, these flicks are a total blast to behold — and none are more gleefully ridiculous and fist-pumping than Hard Ticket To Hawaii, Sidaris’ masterpiece of wacky-ass destruction and toplessness. Wearing “barely-there outfits with the molecular weight of cobalt” (DVD Verdict), crimefighting duo Donna and Taryn are out to stop a gem smuggler, a huge killer snake pumped up with toxic chemicals, and other assorted bloodthirsty, sweaty sleazeballs. Also featuring a legendary, gory razor frisbee trick, lush Hawaiian travelogue footage and possibly the greatest use of a rocket launcher ever filmed, Hard Ticket is pure late-night heaven. Hard Ticket To Hawaii producer Arlene Sidaris will be here in person to introduce the film!
Dir. Andy Sidaris, 1987, 35mm, 100 min.

The Blue Lagoon – 7:00pm-ish
Hey, look what the tide dragged in! Why, it’s that incredibly horny, naked turtle-ridin’, placid and idyllic 13-year-old-girl fantasy of emerging sexuality that’ll steam your clam wiiiiiiiide open, The Blue Lagoon. With considerable nudity from its two young leads Brooke Shields and Christopher Atkins, this one snagged immediate notoriety upon its original 1980 release, and was a formative moment of anticipatory drool for an entire generation of youngsters. Photographed beautifully by legendary cinematographer Nestor Almendros, this “sensuous story of natural love” is the ultimate teenage dream of what it would be like to be stranded on a deserted island — and is but a thinly veiled excuse to place its tanned and toned shipwrecked teen duo in a series of escalating coming-of-age calamities, most of which involve loinclothin’ it up. And who’s complaining? Uh, no one, that’s who!
Dir. Randal Kleiser, 1980, 35mm, 104 min.

Swiss Family Robinson – 4:00pm
The Blue Lagoon – 7:00pm-ish
Hard Ticket To Hawaii – 9:30pm-ish
The Beach – midnight


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