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Kedi

Kedi

DIRECTOR: CEYDA TORUN
2016 / 80min / DCP
In this sumptuously-shot documentary tribute to the street cats of Istanbul, the people of the city warmly reflect on these collective pets who are neither stray nor domestic, and the role that they play in the life of the dynamic megalopolis.
Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell

DIRECTOR: MAMORU OSHII
1995 / 83min / DCP
As resonant now as ever, the groundbreaking anime gets a revival run at Metrograph one week before the release of the new live action film. 

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Kedi

Kedi

DIRECTOR: CEYDA TORUN
2016 / 80min / DCP
In this sumptuously-shot documentary tribute to the street cats of Istanbul, the people of the city warmly reflect on these collective pets who are neither stray nor domestic, and the role that they play in the life of the dynamic megalopolis.
Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell

DIRECTOR: MAMORU OSHII
1995 / 83min / DCP
As resonant now as ever, the groundbreaking anime gets a revival run at Metrograph one week before the release of the new live action film. 
The Long Day Closes

The Long Day Closes

DIRECTOR: TERENCE DAVIES
1992 / 85min / 35mm
An achingly personal movie set in director Terence Davies’s hometown of Liverpool in the 1950s, THE LONG DAY CLOSES enters the mind of young Bud, a child on the verge of sexual awakening, who retreats into the world of movies to escape isolation and loneliness.
Tammy and the Bachelor

Tammy and the Bachelor

DIRECTOR: JOSEPH PEVNEY
1957 / 89min / 35mm
An unsophisticated young woman from the Mississippi swamps falls in love with an unconventional southern gentleman.
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

DIRECTOR: LUIS BUñUEL
1972 / 102min / 35mm
A who’s who of postwar Euro stars convene for a swank dinner party that never occurs, their attempts to sit down to a meal thwarted by a series of increasingly absurdist interruptions.
I Called Him Morgan

I Called Him Morgan

DIRECTOR: KASPER COLLIN
2016 / 92min / DCP
This feature documentary by Swedish filmmaker Kasper Collin is a love letter to two unique personalities and the music that brought them together. A film about love, jazz and America.
Diary of a Chambermaid

Diary of a Chambermaid

DIRECTOR: LUIS BUñUEL
1964 / 101min / DCP
Jeanne Moreau’s sharp-witted housemaid departs 1930s Paris for employment in the sticks, where she finds lecherous men, a murder mystery, and the ominous drumbeat of far-right nationalism.
The Phantom of Liberty

The Phantom of Liberty

DIRECTOR: LUIS BUñUEL
1974 / 104min / 35mm
Guests at a chichi party sit on toilets and excuse themselves to eat in private; a young girl goes “missing” in plain sight; and then there’s those ostriches… Buñuel’s most radical foray into plotless, fugue state surrealism.
Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko

DIRECTOR: RICHARD KELLY
2001 / 113min / DCP
The defining midnight movie of the 21st century, Kelly’s down-the-rabbit-hole mind-bender is a journey through space and time firmly set in a Virginia suburb during the leadup of the 1988 presidential election.
Metropolis

Metropolis

DIRECTOR: FRITZ LANG
1927 / 153min / DCP
Lang’s futurist epic imagines a dystopian 2026 where the proletariat has been reduced to the state of near-automation, until a Maschinenmensch robot simulacra of a real woman is used to sow dissent amongst their ranks.
Blade Runner: The Final Cut

Blade Runner: The Final Cut

DIRECTOR: RIDLEY SCOTT
1982/2007 / 117min / DCP
Blade Runner remains the template for imagining the neon-wreathed downer of the future, every bit as influential as Metropolis over a half century before.
PUNISHMENT PARK

PUNISHMENT PARK

DIRECTOR: PETER WATKINS
1971 / 88min / 35mm
Peter Watkins’ scorching, visceral film, shot begins with the kangaroo court trial of a gaggle of anti-establishment subversives), then follows them as they run for their lives across hostile terrain, hunted for sport by the squarehead legions.
That Obscure Object of Desire

That Obscure Object of Desire

DIRECTOR: LUIS BUñUEL
1977 / 102min / 35mm
En route from Seville to Paris, an aging homme d’affaires recounts his ruinous fascination with a Spanish dancer, played—in the director’s coup—by two actresses who embody the dual nature of a (literally) two-faced woman.
Rock 'n' Roll High School

Rock 'n' Roll High School

DIRECTOR: ALLAN ARKUSH
1979 / 93min / 35mm
Teen punkette Riff Randall (P.J. Soles) has one abiding fantasy: to meet the dreamy Ramones, and get them to perform one of her songs.
The Milky Way

The Milky Way

DIRECTOR: LUIS BUñUEL
1969 / 105min / 35mm
On their way to the holy city of Santiago, two vagabond-pilgrims slip through centuries of saints, sinners, and heretics.
RoboCop

RoboCop

DIRECTOR: PAUL VERHOEVEN
1987 / 102min / 35mm
In dystopian Detroit, private sector Omni Consumer Products have taken over policing and made the ultimate law enforcement machine from leftover bits of peace officer Peter Weller.
Demon Seed

Demon Seed

DIRECTOR: DONALD CAMMELL
1977 / 94min / 35mm
This terrifying two-hander has Julie Christie menaced and ultimately impregnated by the computer that her scientist husband has installed to oversee the function of their automated dreamhouse.
The Seduction of Joe Tynan

The Seduction of Joe Tynan

DIRECTOR: JERRY SCHATZBERG
1979 / 108min / 35mm
The sensitively-told tale of the eponymous liberal senator (Alan Alda) whose oval office ambitions are threatened when he falls for a Louisiana labor leader.
Dark Star

Dark Star

DIRECTOR: JOHN CARPENTER
1974 / 83min / 35mm
Carpenter’s ingenious starship-set first feature is something like what would happen if two supremely-talented film school smartasses set out to make their own ersatz 2001.
Alphaville

Alphaville

DIRECTOR: JEAN-LUC GODARD
1965 / 99min / 35mm
Eddie Constantine’s B-movie private dick Lemmy Caution finds himself on the toughest case of his career, on the trail of rogue scientist Professor von Braun, inventor of Alpha 60, a sentient computer that keeps tabs on the citizenry of Alphaville.
Nashville

Nashville

DIRECTOR: ROBERT ALTMAN
1975 / 159min / 35mm
There are a million stories in bicentennial Music City, USA, and Altman and Tewkesbury shuffle between 24 of them, the stars, strivers, losers, oddballs, and hangers-on swarming around Nashville’s country music scene.
Thieves Like Us

Thieves Like Us

DIRECTOR: ROBERT ALTMAN
1974 / 123min / 35mm
Keith Carradine and Shelley Duvall are lovers running from the law through the Depression-era South.
The Terminator

The Terminator

DIRECTOR: JAMES CAMERON
1984 / 107min / 35mm
Drops peak-physique Schwarzenegger into a sleazy Los Angeles of leather bars and skid rows, where he gets down to killing cops and tracking down hard-as-nails Linda Hamilton.
Man on the Moon

Man on the Moon

DIRECTOR: MILOš FORMAN
1999 / 119min / 35mm
In Man on the Moon, Jim Carrey stars as comedy’s great experimentalist Andy Kaufman, who started appearing with Letterman on his morning show in 1980.
Evangelion 1.11: You Are (Not) Alone

Evangelion 1.11: You Are (Not) Alone

DIRECTOR: MASAYUKI & KAZUYA TSURUMAKI
2007 / 98min / Digital
Fifteen years after an apocalyptic event which has flattened the earth, creatures called Angels are leading routine attacks on toxified “Tokyo-3,” where they are met by Evas, massive humanoid mechas guided by pilots like Shinji.
Cowboy Bebop: The Movie

Cowboy Bebop: The Movie

DIRECTOR: SHINICHIRô WATANABE
2001 / 115min / Digital
When a terrorist wreaks havoc on the capital metropolis of a populated and terraformed Mars, it’s up to the bounty hunters of the spaceship Bebop to stop this mysterious foe.
Private Parts

Private Parts

DIRECTOR: BETTY THOMAS
1997 / 109min / 35mm
Private Parts is a sneakily heartwarming story about the triumph of the ultimate radio shock jock, Howard Stern (who plays himself).
Cabin Boy

Cabin Boy

DIRECTOR: ADAM RESNICK
1994 / 81min / 35mm
The inspired deadpan comedian Chris Elliott plays a “fancy lad” who stumbles into an adventure on the high sea in this cult classic.
Beavis and Butt-Head Do America

Beavis and Butt-Head Do America

DIRECTOR: MIKE JUDGE
1996 / 81min / 35mm
The dim-witted teen duo of Beavis and Butt-Head travel across America in search of their stolen television set.
Little Odessa

Little Odessa

DIRECTOR: JAMES GRAY
1994 / 98min / 35mm
Twenty-five-year-old Gray’s assured debut has a Russian Jewish Brighton Beach family thrown into discord by the reappearance of black sheep eldest son Tim Roth, a mob hitman.
The Yards

The Yards

DIRECTOR: JAMES GRAY
2000 / 115min / 35mm
Mark Wahlberg is a small-time con fresh out of prison when he hooks up with his commuter rail contractor uncle James Caan, heir-apparent cousin Charlize Theron, and her boyfriend, Joaquin Phoenix.
The Lost City of Z

The Lost City of Z

DIRECTOR: JAMES GRAY
2016 / 140min / 35mm
Gray leaves his native New York behind with the real-life British explorer Percy Fawcett (Charlie Hunnam), who disappeared into the Amazon basin time and again looking for the whispered-of City of Z.
Two Lovers

Two Lovers

DIRECTOR: JAMES GRAY
2008 / 110min / 35mm
This very loose reworking of Dostoevsky’s (or Visconti’s) White Nights stars mainstay Joaquin Phoenix, brilliant as an unhappy adult adolescent in Brighton Beach torn between family duty and desire in the form of two women.
My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea

My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea

DIRECTOR: DASH SHAW
2016 / 77min / DCP
Dash and his best friend Assaf are preparing for another year at Tides High School muckraking on behalf of their widely-distributed but little-read school newspaper. But just when a blossoming relationship between Assaf and Verti threatens to destroy the boys’ friendship, Dash learns of a cover-up by the administration that puts all the students in danger.
We Own the Night

We Own the Night

DIRECTOR: JAMES GRAY
2007 / 117min / 35mm
Coming-of-age-as-catastrophe movie We Own the Night is a 1970s-set cop opera with Mark Wahlberg as a gallant young officer, Joaquin Phoenix a goofus club owner, and Robert Duvall the NYPD Deputy Chief father they both live in awe of.
The Immigrant

The Immigrant

DIRECTOR: JAMES GRAY
2013 / 120min / DCP
Marion Cotillard has one of her greatest roles as Ewa, a Polish Catholic immigrant newly arrived in Ellis Island, trying to find the means to free her sister from quarantine in a c. 1921 New York City that’s full of lures and snares.