Midnight Movies - From the Margin to the Mainstream is a feature length documentary telling the hidden history of midnight screening and how it shaped film-making as we know it today.
Discusses these landmark films, El Topo (1970), Night of the Living Dead (1968), The Harder They Come (1973), Pink Flamingos (1972), The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), and Eraserhead (1977).
Includes 2 full-length classic horror films
– The Night of the Living Dead and Reefer Madness.
- The Night of the Living Dead. Starring: Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman, Marilyn Eastman. A group of people hide from bloodthirsty zombies in a farmhouse.
- Reefer Madness. Starring: Dorothy Short, Kenneth Craig. Cautionary tale features a fictionalized and highly exaggerated take on the use of marijuana. A trio of drug dealers lead innocent teenagers to become addicted to "reefer" cigarettes, wild parties, and jazz music.