Celebrate 30 Years of Christmas Evil in Austin, Chicago & LA

Who says there’s no Santa? Certainly not slasher fans in Austin, Chicago, and Los Angeles, who are being given a special treat this holiday season: 35mm theatrical screenings of Christmas Evil!

Next year marks the 30th anniversary of Lewis Jackson’s Christmas Evil. One of the seminal slasher films of the era, it has been hailed by John Waters as “the best seasonal film of all time.” Here are the details of the screenings:

  • Chicago – Saturday, December 12th
    Portage Theater
    4050 N. Milwaukee Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60641
    Approximately 9:15 pm

  • Los Angeles – Tuesday, December 15th
    New Beverly Cinema
    7165 Beverly Boulevard
    LA, CA 90036
    7:30 pm
    Note: Writer/director Lewis Jackson and star Brandon Maggart will be on hand at the LA screening to introduce the film, and in addition rare 35mm outtakes from the film will be shown!

  • Austin – Tuesday, December 22nd
    The Alamo Ritz
    320 E. 6th Street
    Austin, TX 78701
    Approximately 10:00 pm
  • Check out a clip from the film below, and if you’re in one of the lucky three cities mentioned, come celebrate the dark side of the holidays with slashin’ Santa! If not, then be sure to pick up a copy of the DVD from the EvilShop — no home should be without it!

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    • DavidFullam

      Wish I was in one of the cities. I’d see this on the big screen in a heartbeat.