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Aguirre, The Wrath of God

Wed, Apr 12

Midnite weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnite)!

Featuring a Live Sound Cinema score by Reel Orchestrette

Director: Werner Herzog Run Time: 94 min. Format: DCP Rating: NR Release Year: 1972

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Ruy Guerra, Helena Rojo, Cecilia Rivera

Featuring a Live Sound Cinema score by Reel Orchestrette

Don Lope de Aguirre (Klaus Kinski), a ruthless Spanish conquistador, vies for power while part of an expedition in Peru to find El Dorado, the mythical seven cities of gold. Accompanied by his daughter, Flores (Cecilia Rivera), Aguirre faces off against his superior, Don Pedro de Ursua (Ruy Guerra), and grows increasingly volatile after seizing control of the group. As Aguirre presses deeper into the Amazonian jungle, he descends further into madness.

Reel Orchestrette creates and performs music for the moving picture. They traverse from ambient soundscapes to post rock to chamber ensemble-esque vibes and beyond.

For their first performance of 2023 (and kicking off their second decade collaborating with Nitehawk Cinema!!) they will be accompanying Werner Herzog’s Aguirre The Wrath Of God.

Geoff Gersh – electric guitar & electronics
Bradford Reed – pencilina & electronics

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