Midnight Movies: From The Margin To The Mainstream lays bare a phenomenon that blew American cinema apart in the 1970's and put it back together one weird and wonderful screening at a time! Based on the best selling book by director Stuart Samuels this film documents the explosion of cult film and the midnight screenings those intrepid masterpieces inspired. Directors John Waters (Pink Flamingos), David Lynch (Eraserhead), George A Romero (Night of the Living Dead), Alejandro Jodorowsky (El Topo), Perry Henzell (The Harder They Come), and Richard O'Brien (creator and star of The Rocky Horror Picture Show) becaume underground superstars and their legacy is all encompassing to this day. Featuring a legion of clips from groundbreaking exploitation classics "Freak", "Reefer Madness", "Night Of The Living Dead", "Eraserhead" and many, many more, "Midnight Movies" is an indispensable film. It's the story of a vital movement that changed the face of film, and set the gold standard for independent film as we know it.