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Anyone who’s read Watership Down knows that Richard Adams didn’t exactly write children’s books, talking animals notwithstanding. That’s just as evident in his not-quite-as-famous The Plague Dogs, which was made into a disturbing animated movie in 1982. Cinefamily is screening a rare 35mm print once a night for the next three days, with the first showing tonight at 8. Two dogs escape from a government research station in England and subsequently are hunted for fear they could be carrying the plague; suffice to say that the results will traumatize any children in attendance.

Sun., Feb. 1, 8-10 p.m., 2015
(Expired: 02/01/15)