SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT
1984, 85 min, USA, Dir: Charles E. Sellier, Jr.

Virtually every moral taboo is shattered in this highly controversial Christmas slasher shocker, which drew the outrage of parents, critics and its distributor upon release. As a boy, Billy witnessed his parents’ murder at the hands of a man dressed as St. Nick; forced to don a Santa suit for his job at a toy store years later, he goes on a psychotic rampage. You don’t want to be on this Santa’s “naughty” list!


BETIBÚ
2014, Latido, 100 min, Argentina, Dir: Miguel Cohan

When a wealthy businessman is found murdered in his home, the local newspaper puts three writers on the case – a jaded veteran reporter (Daniel Fanego), a brash new arrival on the crime beat and famed mystery novelist Nurit “Betibú” Iscar (an excellent Mercedes Morán) – who unearth secrets buried for decades as they follow the trail of clues. Writer-director Cohan’s complex characters and sharp dialog keep this thriller moving at the snappy pace of a vintage film noir. In Spanish with English subtitles


BETIBÚ
2014, Latido, 100 min, Argentina, Spain, Dir: Miguel Cohan

When a wealthy businessman is found murdered in his home, the local newspaper puts three writers on the case - a jaded veteran reporter (Daniel Fanego), a brash new arrival on the crime beat and famed mystery novelist Nurit “Betibú” Iscar (an excellent Mercedes Morán) - who unearth secrets buried for decades as they follow the trail of clues. Writer-director Cohan’s complex characters and sharp dialog keep this thriller moving at the snappy pace of a vintage film noir. In Spanish with English subtitles.


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