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Salon Cinema: Druh Farrell - The American Way

  • The Plaza Theatre 1113 Kensington Rd NW Calgary, AB, T2N Canada (map)

The American Way | Maurice Phillips

1986 | 110 Min | Screening: The Plaza | Post Film @Pulcinella

A group of radical Vietnam vets become broadcasting pirates and take on a Presidential candidate in this crazy comedy. The vets and their leader, "Captain," are television raiders flying all over the country in a B-29 they turned into flying broadcasting station S&M TV, jamming the airwaves wherever they go. Their self-assigned mission for the past 20 years is to keep the public informed about government activity to stop them from launching another foolish war like Vietnam. 

Post-Film gathering at Pulcinella Ristorante

Dennis Hopper and Michael J. Pollard (Doc Tesla) lead a crew of misfit Vietnam veterans highly trained in psychological warfare and armed with a B29 equipped as a flying pirate TV station creating havoc for the broadcast networks and authorities as they fly the country on a crusade to bring radical philosophies and classic audiovisuals to a conservative and media brainwashed viewing public.

About Druh Farrell

Druh Farrell is a born-and-raised Calgarian and a long-time resident of Ward 7. Druh’s constituents can count on her to make decisions based on social and environmental considerations, as well as economic outcomes. She supports walkable neighbourhoods, accessible public transit, strong communities, and self-supporting growth – initiatives that help communities respond to change with resiliency and foresight. FULL BIO

Pulcinella is located at 1147 Kensington Crescent, NW - a few doors west of The Plaza

Pulcinella is located at 1147 Kensington Crescent, NW - a few doors west of The Plaza

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