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Iranian Thriller Holy Spider Opens This Friday

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Shudder at Ali Abbasi’s Holy Spider, a noir thriller based on a horrific true story.

The film follows female journalist Rahimi who travels to the Iranian holy city of Mashhad to investigate a serial killer who believes he is doing the work of God, cleansing the streets of sinners by murdering sex workers. As the body count mounts, and Rahimi draws closer to exposing his crimes, the opportunity for justice grows harder to attain as the ‘Spider Killer’ is embraced by many as a hero.

An entry in this year’s Cannes Competition, Holy Spider is a chilling expose of violence and misogny that’s all too timely.

Holy Spider screens starting Friday, Jan 6th.
Friday, Jan 6 – 2:30pm, 5pm
Saturday, Jan 7 – 2:30pm, 4:45pm
Sunday, Jan 8 – 2:30pm
Monday, Jan 9 – 5pm, 7:30pm
Tuesday, Jan 10 – 5:15pm
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