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Return to Nuke ‘Em High 1: Vol 1

Director: Lloyd Kaufman Run Time: 85 min. Format: Digital Rating: NR Release Year: 2013

Starring: Asta Paredes, Catherine Corcoran, Clay von Carlowitz, Zac Amico

Nitehawk presents two screenings of RETURN TO NUKE ‘EM HIGH: VOL 1 with a Q&A with Director Lloyd Kaufman and cast!

Welcome to Tromaville High School where, unfortunately, the glee club has mutated into a vicious gang of Cretins. Chrissy and Lauren, two innocent lesbian lovers, must fight not only the Cretins, mutants and monsters but also the evil Tromorganic Foodstuffs Conglomerate. Can they and Kevin the Wonder Duck save Tromaville High School and the world?

Directed by Lloyd Kaufman, Return to Nuke ‘Em High: Volume 1 is a hilarious and thoughtful sci-fi “Event Film” with themes ripped straight from today’s headlines: the contamination and degradation of the world’s food supply, rampant bullying, and LGBTQ love triumphing over prejudice and violence. The film, a revisiting of Troma’s 1986 Class of Nuke ‘Em High is in the same vein as other classics such as Class of 1984, Rock ‘n’ Roll High School, and Carrie, but seen through the unique vision of Lloyd Kaufman and the Troma Team.