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KEEPING THE SABBATH

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This hard-to-see concert film, never before released on DVD, focuses on the seminal nationwide tour (the name of which gives the movie its title, Black and Blue) that Black Sabbath and Blue Öyster Cult co-headlined in 1980. Filmed at Long Island’s Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, the movie cuts between footage of both bands’ sets: Black Sabbath perform songs from their Heaven and Hell, while Blue Öyster Cult — per the Nitehawk website — make surprising use of “a gigantic fiberglass Godzilla.” This screening event, recommended for its rarity as much as for anything else (Nitehawk will be showing the film on their own 35mm print), also comes billed with an introduction by Richard Christy (Majestic Loincloth).

Tue., Dec. 16, 7:15 p.m., 2014