Events

Film screenings happen every Wednesday at 8pm

Outdoor Film screenings are at dusk (sundown) out on the Comfort Station lawn.

Music performances happen every Thursday at 7pm

Art openings happen the first Saturday of every month, and are displayed for the entirety of the month

All other events happen intermittently

 

Comfort Film Presents Released and Abandoned: Forgotten Oddities of the Home Video Era : Strangers in Paradise (1984)

  • Comfort Station 2579 North Milwaukee Avenue Chicago, IL, 60647 United States

Comfort Film Presents
Released and Abandoned: Forgotten Oddities of the Home Video Era
Curated and hosted by Paul Freitag-Fey

Strangers in Paradise (1984) 

Plot: Mesmerist Jonathan Sage escapes Nazi Germany via a cryogenic tube. In the 1980s, a group of Fascist Americans thaw him out, hoping to use him as a way to rid their community of homosexuals, free-thinkers, and other "radicals." The story is interspersed with many rock dance numbers.

Director: Ulli Lommel
Writers: Thom Jones
Stars: Ulli Lommel, Ken Letner, Thom Jones

Media: VHS projection.

Free.