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Betamax Video Club

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Slash Run, 201 Upshur St NW, Washington, D.C. 20011

https://www.facebook.com/events/317128210536043 Betamax Video Club 5/29- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Title: Detroit Rock City Rating: R Genre: Comedy Director: Adam Rifkin Writer: Carl V. Dupré In Theaters: Aug 13, 1999 Runtime: 1h 35m Studio: New Line Cinema Rock-loving teens and aspiring musicians Hawk, Lex, Trip and Jam can't wait to see their favorite band, KISS, perform at an upcoming concert. However, when Jam's pious mother finds the tickets to the event, she incinerates them, leaving the boys desperate for a way to see the show. In their attempts to see KISS, the lads endure misunderstandings, humiliation and violence, all just to see their beloved idols.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 Detroit Rock City (1999) 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 BVC Late Night

Betamax Video Club

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Slash Run, 201 Upshur St NW, Washington, D.C. 20011

https://www.facebook.com/events/500039238164652/ https://s.kast.live/g/d62m4p924m4 Betamax Video Club 4/24- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Title: Drop Dead Fred Rating: PG-13 Genre: Fantasy Directed By: Ate de Jong Written By: Elizabeth Livingston, Carlos Davis, Anthony Fingleton In Theaters: April 19, 1991 Runtime: 103 minutes Studio: New Line Cinema An unhappy housewife gets a lift from the return of her imaginary childhood friend, Drop Dead Fred

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:10-9:0 Drop Dead Fred (1991) 9:00-10:00 Velocity128 live 10:00-11:30 BVC Late Night

Betamax Video Club

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Slash Run, 201 Upshur St NW, Washington, D.C. 20011

https://www.facebook.com/events/527687971995224/ https://s.kast.live/g/d62m4p924m4 Betamax Video Club 3/27- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Title: Dead Heat Rating: R Genre: Comedy, Horror, Action Directed By: Mark Goldblatt Written By: Terry Black In Theaters: May 6, 1988 Runtime: 94 minutes Studio: New World Pictures When a dutiful Los Angeles police officer named Roger Mortis tries to apprehend robbers that happen to be zombies, he ends up as one of the undead himself. Since Mortis has managed to stay in his right mind, he aids his loudmouthed partner, Doug Bigelow, in getting to the bottom of the macabre crime ring. Eventually the cops track down the villains and try to end their supernatural thievery.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 Dead Heat (1988) 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 BVC Late Night

Betamax Video Club

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Slash Run, 201 Upshur St NW, Washington, D.C. 20011

https://www.facebook.com/events/1089584045150445/ https://s.kast.live/g/d62m4p924m4 Betamax Video Club 2/27- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Title: New York Ninja Rating: Unrated Genre: Action, Comedy Directed By: John Liu, Kurtis Spieler Written By: Arthur Schweitzer, John Liu, Kurtis Spieler In Theaters: 2021 Runtime: 93 minutes Studio: Vinegar Syndrome A sound technician in New York City turns to vigilantism after his pregnant wife is murdered.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 New York Ninja (2021) 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 BVC Late Night

Betamax Video Club

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Kast.live; Twitch.tv, Online

https://www.facebook.com/events/337159074883972/

Betamax Video Club 1/30- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Title: Flesh for Frankenstein Rating: R Genre: Horror Directed By: ÇPaul Morrissey, Anthony M. Dawson Written By: Paul Morrissey In Theaters: November 3, 1973 Runtime: 94 minutes Studio: Gold Film Baron Frankenstein dreams of restoring Serbia to glory, so he builds male and female monsters whose children will become the new master race.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 Flesh for Frankenstein 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 BVC Late Night

Deep Tech L[ive]

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Zeba Bar, 3423 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20010

Marie Ann Hedonia, Velocity 128, Ri Caragol, Moises Duran For this edition of Deep Tech DC, we're bringing back the hardware! This one is for the live hardware and modular fanatics out there. Join us at our home in Columbia Heights - Zeba Bar - as we host 4 great live acts here in the DMV This event is free w/ RSVP - please consider donating to support the local DJs on this event! We have a donation ticket option available - you can donate whatever amount you want! You can also send donations to our Venmo account (@deeptechdc). All Donations will support the local artists playing on this event lineup 🙂 9 PM - CLOSE, FREE W/ RSVP DONATIONS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED Lineup: Marie Ann Hedonia https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtRoEzpvmaPX3cS3azPe2RA Velocity 128 [ Jade Anvil Collective ] https://www.beatport.com/artist/velocity-128/746480 Ri Caragol https://www.beatport.com/artist/ri-caragol/542609 Moises Duran https://www.instagram.com/mo1ses_duran/

Betamax Video Club

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Slash Run, 201 Upshur St NW, Washington, DC 20011

Betamax Video Club 11/21- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Title: The Man Who Saves the World aka Turkish Star Wars Rating: unrated Genre: SciFi, Adventure Directed By: Çetin Inanç Written By: Cuneyt Arkin In Theaters: November 1. 1982 Runtime: 91 minutes Studio: Anit Film Two space cadets crash-land on a desert planet, where an evil wizard seeks the ultimate power to take over the world. Although the movie borrows some background footage from Star Wars, the plot is mostly unrelated.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:45-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 The Man Who Saves the World (1982) 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 BVC Late Night

Betamax Video Club

Slash Run, 201 Upshur St NW, Washington, DC 20011

https://www.facebook.com/events/846313576074719 Betamax Video Club 10/24- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Title: Black Roses Rating: R Genre: Horror Directed By: John Fasano Written By: Cindy Cirile In Theaters: December, 1988 Runtime: 90 minutes Studio: Shapiro-Glickenhaus Entertainment A small-town teacher saves teenage souls from a heavy-metal rocker and his band from hell.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:45-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 Black Roses (1988) 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 Body Melt (1993)

Betamax Video Club

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Slash Run, 201 Upshur St NW, Washington, D.C. 20011

Betamax Video Club 8/29- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Details coming soon!

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 TBA 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 BVC Late Night

Betamax Video Club

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Slash Run, 201 Upshur St NW, Washington, DC 20011

https://www.facebook.com/events/2929056137382078 Betamax Video Club 7/25- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Title: Alien from L.A. Rating: PG Genre: Fantasy Directed By: Albert Pyun Written By: Debra Ricci, Sandra Berg, Albert Pyun In Theaters: February 26, 1988 Runtime: 87 minutes Studio: The Cannon Group A valley girl's dull life takes a drastic turn after her explorer father locates the lost city of Atlantis.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 Alien from L.A. (1988) 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 BVC Late Night

Jun27

Betamax Video Club TV

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Kast.live; Twitch.tv, Online

Betamax Video Club 6/27- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Details coming soon!

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 TBA 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 BVC Late Night

Betamax Video Club TV

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Kast.live; Twitch.tv, Online

The full show: https://s.kast.live/g/d62m4p924m4

Event details: https://www.facebook.com/events/207075554272613

Music intermission: https://www.twitch.tv/velocity_128

Betamax Video Club 5/30- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128

Title: Starcrash Rating: PG Genre: SciFi Directed By: Lewis Coates Written By: Luigi Cozzi, Nat Wachsberger, R.A. Dillon In Theaters: December 21, 1978 Runtime: 92 minutes Studio: New World Pictures An outlaw smuggler and her alien companion are recruited by the Emperor of the Galaxy to protect Earth from the evil Count Zarth Arn.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 Starcrash (1978) 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 Gwendoline; BVC Late Night

Betamax Video Club TV

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Kast.live; Twitch.tv, Online

https://s.kast.live/g/d62m4p924m4 https://www.facebook.com/events/121533936593806 Betamax Video Club 3/28- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Title: Piranha II: The Spawning Rating: R Genre: Horror Directed By: James Cameron Written By: Ovidio G. Assonitis, James Cameron, Charles H. Eglee In Theaters: November 5, 1982 Runtime: 95 minutes Studio: Brouwersgracht Investments, Chako Film Company When genetically modified flying piranhas are let loose at a Caribbean resort, a scuba instructor and her scientist boyfriend attempt to tackle the toothy terrors.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 Piranha II (1981) 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 BVC Late Night

Betamax Video Club TV

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Kast.live; Twitch.tv, Online

The whole show: https://s.kast.live/g/d62m4p924m4 Music intermission: https://www.twitch.tv/jlim_velocity_128 Event info: https://www.facebook.com/events/468969020947343 Betamax Video Club 2/28- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Title: Joysticks Rating: R Genre: Comedy Directed By: Greydon Clark Written By: Al Gomez, Mickey Epps, Curtis Burch In Theaters: March 4, 1983 Runtime: 88 minutes Studio: Jensen Farley Pictures A successful businessman attempts to shut down a video arcade he believes is harmful to the mental health of children.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 Joysticks (1983) 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 Verotika (2019)

Betamax Video Club TV

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Kast.live; Twitch.tv, Online

https://s.kast.live/g/d62m4p924m4

Betamax Video Club 1/31- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Title: The Beast and the Magic Sword (aka La bestia y la espada mágica) Rating: R Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller Directed By: Paul Naschy Written By: Paul Naschy In Theaters: November 25, 1983 Runtime: 95 minutes Studio: Aconito Films In the 16th Century, the lycanthrope Waldemar Daninsky travels from his native Europe to Japan, seeking a way to cure himself of being a werewolf. Only a Japanese sorcerer named Kian and a magic silver sword can save him.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 The Beast and the Magic Sword 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 Drunken Wutang See Less

https://www.facebook.com/events/776263862975146

Betamax Video Club TV

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Kast.live; Twitch.tv, Online

https://s.kast.live/g/d62m4p924m4

Betamax Video Club 12/27- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Title: Deadly Games: Dial Code Santa Claus (aka 3615 code Père Noël) Rating: R Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller Directed By: René Manzor Written By: René Manzor In Theaters: March 18, 1989 Runtime: 87 minutes Studio: L.M. Productions Thomas, a resourceful child, is left alone with his fragile grandfather on Christmas Eve. When a killer dressed as Santa Claus breaks into their home, Thomas does whatever it takes to defend his home and grandfather.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 Deadly Games: Dial Code Santa Claus 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 BVC Late Night

Betamax Video Club TV

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Kast.live; Twitch.tv, Online

https://s.kast.live/g/d62m4p924m4 https://www.facebook.com/events/194947288887586

Betamax Video Club 11/29- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128 Title: Cyborg Rating: R Genre: Action & Adventure, Drama Directed By: Albert Pyun Written By: Albert Pyun and Daniel Hubbard-Smith In Theaters: April 7, 1989 Runtime: 82 minutes Studio: The Cannon Group In a future beset by chaos and violence, mercenary Gibson Rickenbacker is charged with a mission that could change everything: protecting beautiful cyborg Pearl Prophet. She holds the cure for a deadly disease that could destroy humanity, and must get it to scientists in Atlanta.

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 6:30-7:00 Coming Attractions 7:00-8:30 Cyborg 8:30-9:30 Velocity128 live 9:30-11:00 BVC Late Night

Betamax Video Club presents: Night of Terror

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Kast.live; Twitch.tv, Online

https://s.kast.live/g/d62m4p924m4 https://www.facebook.com/events/347151209667740

Betamax Video Club presents: Night of Terror 10/31- A celebration of 80's B movie classics and home video club culture featuring live music by Velocity 128. Stock up on snacks, put on your comfortable pjs, and gather around the TV to join us for our first 12 hour Halloween horror movie marathon! Movies will be announced throughout the week!

Odd commercials, movie trailers, and found footage will play before and after the film along with music performed live by local synthwave duo, Velocity 128 Velocity 128 - Synthwave live production by Eric Garwood & Jonathan Lim: https://www.facebook.com/Velocity128/

Schedule 3:00-4:30 pm April Fool's Day (1986) 4:40-6:10 pm Trick or Treat (1986) 6:15-6:45 pm Velocity128 (live performance) 6:50-8:20 pm Dead Alive aka Braindead (1992) 8:30-11:00 pm Prince of Darkness (1987) 11:10-11:40 pm Velocity128 (live performance) 11:45-1:15 am Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982) 1:30-3:00 am The Burning (1981) See Less