Overlook Film Fest: Special Film Screening with Robert Rodriguez
Join us for a special film screening with ROBERT RODRIGUEZ at UNO’s Robert E. Nims Theater, Performing Arts Center on May 31st. The iconic director of EL MARIACHI returns to low budget filmmaking with the story of an aspiring filmmaker who is forced to become a human lab rat after inadvertently borrowing cash from the Mexican cartel to make his first film. Once he test trials begin, he discovers that a sinister truth of this medical study… one that he may never escape from. Preceded by a special presentation of The Robert Rodriguez Film School.
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DISCOUNTED TICKETS FOR STUDENTS!
7:00 PM: THE ROBERT RODRIGUEZ FILM SCHOOL with RED 11
The Robert Rodriguez Film School is a masterclass in low budget filmmaking. In 60 minutes, the iconic filmmaker of EL MARIACHI, SIN CITY, and GRINDHOUSE shows how he made his new film, RED 11, on a $7K budget, immediately followed by a special screening of the film itself, the story of an aspiring filmmaker who is forced to become a human lab rat after inadvertently borrowing cash from the Mexican cartel to make his first film. Once the test trials begin, he discovers a sinister truth of this medical study… one he may never escape from.
9:45 PM: THE FACULTY – 1998
Join us for this special, site-specific screening of Robert Rodriguez’s 1998 chiller about a group of high school students who begin to suspect an extraterrestrial presence when their teachers start behaving out of the ordinary. ELIJAH WOOD WILL JOIN RODRIGUEZ IN PERSON FOR THE Q&A!
Regular price: $10 for THE FACULTY, $15 for RED 11.
Student prices: $12 for RED 11! Student combo prices for both films at our box offices or at UNO day of screening (CASH ONLY).