Stranger Than Paradise (1984)

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Presented by Nightlight Cinema at Nightlight Cinema, Akron OH

Jan 27
Stranger Than Paradise (1984)

The Nightlight Cinema Film Society is proud to present Jim Jarmusch’s classic hipster comedy, Stranger Than Paradise this January 27th for one night only in our Lounge 237 area screening on our new 135″ screen! Only 25 tickets available for this even

Jarmusch; from Akron Ohio, captures the desolate bleakness of the midwest, his style of editing in this film mimics as such. Harsh black and white makes the bitter cold of the winter more apparent; a feature in which brought Jim to the forefront of the independent filmmakers of the time. This year his famous film Dead Man (1995) starring Johnny Depp will be receiving a complete digital restoration. We wanted to start the year with a chance to see the beginning building blocks of a truly remarkable filmmaker. It is unmissable for Akron, unmissable for Cinephiles, unmissable for everyone. We will have a guest speaker (to be announced) along with a curated cocktail menu.

“Stranger Than Paradise is a treasure from one end to the other. I saw it for the first time at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival, where it was having its first public showing. Half the people in the theater probably didn’t speak English, but that didn’t stop them from giving the movie a standing ovation, and it eventually

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