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Screening: Bad Girl Dracula + More!

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Trio Contemporary Art Gallery will present a special 3D screening of “Bad Girl Dracula,” the latest movie by long-­running Athens underground film collective Gonzoriffic, on Saturday, December 9th, 2017 at 8pm. “The Werewolf Turned into a Person” and “Dr. Humpinstein’s Erotik Castle” will also be shown, followed by an informal Q&A with the filmmakers.

Filmed in September 2017 at Trio Gallery, “Bad Girl Dracula” is a camped­ up interpretation of ‘70s lesbian vampire movies by Jess Franco, with a primary cast that includes Dee Flowered and Tittiana Sprinkles of the Athens burlesque troupe Effie’s Club Follies and Atlanta visual artist and performer Thio Rose.

“The Werewolf Turned into a Person” left viewers stunned at last month’s Gonzoriffic Underground Movie Show at Ciné. The bizarre short stars Dee Flowered and Addison Nikki and incorporates dialogue taken from real conversations with director Andrew Shearer’s 4­ year­ old child as well as some unique GoPro footage shot outside Atlanta’s Monsterama convention.

“Dr. Humpinstein’s Erotik Castle” is a feminist take on the B ­movie styles of Ed Wood and Russ Meyer, using the structure of the cult classic “Orgy of the Dead” to make a statement about body positivity. It was made in and around Athens in 2011 and features an old ­school girl gang rumble filmed at the concrete plant outside the Chase Street warehouses.

The program runs 60 minutes and is unrated. A $5 donation is suggested.

About Gonzoriffic:

Comprised of local artists, performers, musicians, and theatre actors, Gonzoriffic has produced over 100 short films and features in and around the Athens area since 2003 with a mission of creating empowering and audacious portrayals of women on screen. Their first official premiere was a midnight screening of their dark comedy “PsychoVixens” at the 40 Watt Club during Athfest 2004, and they have worked exclusively with Athens Cine since 2008 to produce showcases of their films every October. Several of their shorts and features are available through Amazon Video Direct and Amazon Prime streaming services.

Earlier Event: November 28
Later Event: December 12
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