David Lynch: Dune (1984)

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David Lynch: Dune (1984)

Date(s) - Wed 10/1
7:00 pm - 9:17 pm

Prince Theater

This event is a part of David Lynch Revisited: A Retrospective Film Series

Guest Speaker: Maurizio Giammarco, Filmmaker & Temple University Professor


A Duke’s son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father’s evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor’s rule.

Run Time: 137 Mins

Cast: Kyle MacLachlanVirginia MadsenFrancesca Annis

Click HERE to view trailer!



Heidi Saman was recently named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces to Watch in 2014. Saman attended the University of California, San Diego where she studied World Literature and Gender Studies. Upon graduation, she moved to Cairo, Egypt where she was a freelance journalist for The Cairo Times News Magazine. In 2007, Heidi completed a master’s degree in Film and Media Arts on a Future Faculty Fellowship from Temple University in Philadelphia. Her thesis film,The Maid (il Shaghala) premiered in competition at the Cannes Film Festival in 2008 and went on to screen at numerous festivals world wide, including Dubai, Slamdance, and IndieMemphis. Her script for her first feature film, Namour, was selected to participate in the Sundance Screenwriters Intensive Workshop. Saman conducted a successful Kickstarer campaign for Namour, raising over $25,000. This year, Heidi was invited by the Sundance Institute to attend this year’s Sundance Film Festival as a Knight Foundation Fellow and she recently completed production for Namour. Currently, Saman is an associate producer for National Public Radio’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross.

Film Schedule:
September 3rd – Eraserhead
September 10th – Conversation with David Lynch followed by screening of ‘Lost Highway
September 17th – Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me
September 24th – Inland Empire
October 1st – Dune
October 9th – Elephant Man – FREE Outdoor Screening at the PHS Pop-Up Garden (1438 South St.)
October 16-26 – ‘From the Vaults’ at the Philadelphia Film Festival celebrates David Lynch. Films include Blue Velvet, Wild at Heart, The Straight Story & Mulholland Drive. More information to be announced.

Ticket Information:
Retrospective Pass – Access to entire series – $60 General//$50 Members
A Conversation with David Lynch & Lost Highway Screening – $25 General Admission//$20 Members
Individual Film Tickets – $7 General Admission//$5 Members

This series is held in conjunction with… And suppoted by the Wyncote Foundation.
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