The Doom Generation: Director’s Cut
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)!
Sat, Jun 17 @ 11:55 pm: Seating begins Saturday at 11:55; movie starts after midnite
Director: Gregg Araki Run Time: 83 min. Format: DCP Rating: NR Release Year: 1995
Starring: James Duval, Rose McGowan, Johnathon Schaech
To make an additional $10 donation to The Ali Forney Center, select the “Event + Donation” ticket on the checkout screen. Nitehawk will be matching all donations.
The Doom Generation, restored in 4K with scenes edited for it’s theatrical release in 1995, this version reflects the director’s cut, intended by Araki. The film has been completely re-timed and re-edited for today’s technological standards. The sound is remastered to compliment today’s new audio standards in a new 5.1 mix.
Headed home after a wild night at a Los Angeles club, young lovers Jordan White (James Duval) and Amy Blue (Rose McGowan) pick up a dangerously handsome drifter named Xavier Red (Johnathon Schaech). Jordan doesn’t see a problem with offering Xavier a quick ride, but his acid-tongued girlfriend thinks he’s a creep. When Xavier inadvertently kills a convenience store clerk, they are forced to go on the run, traversing a bizarre and ultra-violent America. Somehow, every random thug, drive-thru operator, and neo-Nazi they encounter seem to recognize Amy as a past fling or alter ego, adding to the already explosive sexual tension brimming among the renegade trio.
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