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Witches are Coming to Nitehawk!

The cult classic Hocus Pocus will play October 26 and 27

Fall is on the way, despite the 80-degree weather we still can’t evade. And to usher in the spooky season, Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg (136 Metropolitan Avenue) will be featuring ALL OF THEM WITCHES from October 4–27, a series of films devoted to the occult, magic, and — you guessed it — witches! See below for the full roster of wicked witchy weirdness.

Friday, October 4 & Saturday, October 5 at 12:20am

Saturday,  October 5 & Sunday, October 6 at 10:45am
Friday, October 11 and Saturday, October 12 at 12:10am

BLACK SUNDAY 

Saturday, October 12 and Sunday, October 13 at 11am

THE WITCH

Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19 at 12:10am

PRACTICAL MAGIC 35MM

Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20 at 10:45am

DRAG ME TO HELL

Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26 at 12:10am

HOCUS POCUS

Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, October 27 at 10:45am

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“It’s Gotta Be a Cult!” Q&A with Doom Trumpet (VIDEO RELEASE)


Special is the new video by Brooklyn based musical group Doom Trumpet. After a video release at Happy Fun Hideaway in Bushwick, Greenpointers hosted a Q and A with the band and the video’s director Lauren Silberman about the mesmerizing song and film.

GP: What is Doom Trumpet exactly? Would you call it a band? A project?

Lauren: I’ll leave this one to David.

David: Doom Trumpet revolves around writing and playing music together. Equally important are the scenarios and connections we create with and for our sounds. We make music videos, design stage-sets in which to perform, craft USB sculptures, hand-dye band t-shirts, and sometimes we have band yoga sessions.

GP: Your new video, Special, begins with a group walking from the ocean and retains this sense of eeriness throughout. Was this important or might a viewer just be overinfluenced by the Halloween season?  Continue reading

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