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Tonight and Fri. at the Wex: David Bowie in ‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’

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The Wexner Center screens a slew of impressive films every year that often fly under the radar. So here’s one for your radar: Tonight (7pm) and Friday (7:30pm) the Wex is screening the cult classic David Bowie film The Man Who Feel to Earth. From the website:

A cult film if ever there was one, The Man Who Fell to Earth stars David Bowie as an alien who arrives on Earth seeking water for his drought-stricken planet. His advanced mind eventually proves no match for the lure of such terrestrial pleasures as booze and television. Nicolas Roeg’s Earth-bound space opera favors emotion, performance, and design over the special effects that would come to dominate the sci-fi genre soon after the film’s release. Rip Torn, Candy Clark, and Buck Henry also star.

Head here for more info on upcoming films at the Wex. The Interrupters looks especially compelling: Continue reading