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Cinematheque 5/17-19: The Uninvited, Le Havre, The Yellow Sea & more!

Surf waves of action and violence in epic South Korean thriller THE YELLOW SEA! Na Hong-jin, the South Korean director of THE CHASER, returns with another nerve-wracking, stomach-churning action epic! THE YELLOW SEA tells of a debt-ridden Korean-Chinese taxi driver … Continue reading

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Cinematheque 2/23-26: Don Hertzfeldt in person, Chaplin’s Gold Rush, Oedipus Rex & more!

Oscar-nominated animator Don Hertzfeldt appears in person on Friday night! On Friday night at 7:30 pm the Oscar-nominated animator Don Hertzfeldt, who created some of the most popular short films ever shown at the Cinematheque (among them “Billy’s Balloon,” “Rejected,” … Continue reading

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Cinematheque 7/28-31: The Man Who Fell To Earth, Barbarella at the Norwalk Theatre

David Bowie stars in Roeg’s newly-restored, uncut THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH! Ziggy Stardust – er, David Bowie – plays an alien searching for water for his drought-stricken planet in Nicolas Roeg’s THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH (1976), … Continue reading

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Cinematheque 7/21: The Kid From Cleveland

Members of the World Champion 1948 Cleveland Indians (Bob Feller, Lou Boudreau, Tris Speaker, Hank Greenberg, Satchel Paige, Gene Bearden, Bill Veeck, et al.) come together to help a troubled teenage fan (“Rusty” Tamblyn) in THE KID FROM CLEVELAND (1949), … Continue reading

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Cinematheque 7/7-10: Ayn Rand, Bill Cunningham, Jerzy Skolimowski & more!

Bill Cunningham is a modest, self-effacing, 82-year-old New York Times fashion photographer who, for over 30 years now, has pedaled around Manhattan on a bicycle and snapped candid photos of people with a sense of style—both celebrities at high-society soireés … Continue reading

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Cinematheque 6/30-7/2: 13 Assassins

13 ASSASSINS, the new film from Japan’s Takashi Miike (AUDITION, THE HAPPINESS OF THE KATAKURIS), is one of the crazily prolific director’s very best. It’s also one of the most acclaimed movies of 2011, with a metacritic.com rating of 87 … Continue reading

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NOSTALGIA FOR THE LIGHT at Cinematheque

Winner of the 2010 European Film Award for Best Documentary, and boasting a 100% “fresh”rating (unanimous favorable reviews) on RottenTomatoes.com, NOSTALGIA FOR THE LIGHT, the new film by Chile’s Patricio Guzmán (THE BATTLE OF CHILE, THE PINOCHET CASE, SALVADOR ALLENDE), … Continue reading

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Funny, sad, all-too-human STRONGMAN profiles real-life “Incredible Hulk” at Cinematheque

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary at the 2009 Slamdance Film Festival, STRONGMAN is an alternately hilarious and heartbreaking portrait of Stanley “Stanless Steel” Pleskun, a New Jersey scrap-metal dealer who is one of the strongest men … Continue reading

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Cinematheque 4/14: Animator Bill Plympton to appear in person Thursday night with his new film IDIOTS AND ANGELS

On Thursday night we’re pleased to welcome independent animator and cartoonist Bill Plympton with his latest hand-drawn feature film, IDIOTS AND ANGELS, his fifth. A two-time Oscar nominee (for “Your Face” and “Guard Dog”, two of over 30 shorts he … Continue reading

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