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Charlotte’s Back Alley Film Series announces its summer slate

Back Alley Film Series has announced its lineup through summer at Carolinas Crownpoint Cinemas, and it is…uncategorizable. But with BAFS, that’s the point.

Annual memberships to Charlotte Film Society cost $10; those entitle you to buy $5 tickets for BAFS screenings. (Those tickets cost $10 for non-members.) You’ll get details at charlottefilmsociety.org.

Here’s the lineup:

“Sightseers,” June 13: A dream tour of rural towns in England goes bizarrely awry in this dark comedy from director Ben Wheatley.

“Berberian Sound Studio,” June 27: Toby Jones plays a sound engineer for an Italian film studio who finds his life imitating art as he works on a horror movie.

“Maniac,” July 11: Elijah Wood plays the withdrawn owner of a mannequin store who becomes unhealthily obsessed with a young artist.

“V/H/S/2,” July 18: Two investigators discover a cache of horrific videocassettes that may yield clues to a student’s disappearance.

“Adjust Your Tracking,” Aug. 7: Speaking of VHS, this documentary tracks the culture surrounding modern videocassette collectors. Dan Kinem and/or Levi Peretic, the producer-directors, will attend.

“Prince Avalanche,” Aug. 29: David Gordon Green adapted and directed this drama about highway workers (Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch) who spend a summer away from the city and their women and find their personalities changing.

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