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October 18

LE RÉVÉLATEUR

LE RÉVÉLATEUR

1:30pm
DIRECTOR: PHILIPPE GARREL
1968 / 62min / DCP
In this beguiling, hypnotic, completely silent work, a couple (Bernadette Lafont and Laurent Terzieff) and their child cross a wasted landscape, keeping just ahead of an unexplained, pursuing threat.
The Inner Scar

The Inner Scar

3:30pm
DIRECTOR: PHILIPPE GARREL
1972 / 60min / 35mm
Features Pierre Clementi (nude) and the Andy Warhol superstar Nico (dressed in a loose robe), and a few others, including Philippe Garrel. Clementi speaks French; Nico sometimes complains in English and sometimes declaims in German verse, and sometimes sings for musical background on the soundtrack.
Palombella Rossa

Palombella Rossa

DIRECTOR: NANNI MORETTI
1989 / 89min / 35mm
Water polo, Moretti’s sport of choice, becomes a flexible metaphor for political stagnancy in this cult comedy about a Communist politician (Moretti) who has to rebuild his life after being struck with amnesia.
THE DEPARTURE

THE DEPARTURE

3:30pm5:30pm7:30pm
DIRECTOR: LANA WILSON
2017 / 87min / DCP
In her new film, Lana Wilson (After Tiller) takes us deep inside the life of another extreme altruist, Ittetsu Nemoto, a punk-rocker-turned-Buddhist priest who has worked small miracles in suicide prevention in his native Japan.
Aprile

Aprile

DIRECTOR: NANNI MORETTI
1998 / 78min / 35mm
A moving docufiction jape about a filmmaker whose production of a musical about a Trotskyite baker is derailed as he struggles to balance the worries of impending fatherhood and the unfathomable possibility of Italy voting in a leftwing government.
L'ENFANT SECRET

L'ENFANT SECRET

5:00pm9:30pm
DIRECTOR: PHILIPPE GARREL
1979 / 92min / DCP
Anne Wiazemsky (Au hasard Balthazar) and Henri de Maublanc (The Devil, Probably) are a couple who fall in love and then fall to pieces, descending into drug addiction and mutually-enforced self-destruction.

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LE RÉVÉLATEUR

LE RÉVÉLATEUR

DIRECTOR: PHILIPPE GARREL
1968 / 62min / DCP
In this beguiling, hypnotic, completely silent work, a couple (Bernadette Lafont and Laurent Terzieff) and their child cross a wasted landscape, keeping just ahead of an unexplained, pursuing threat.
The Inner Scar

The Inner Scar

DIRECTOR: PHILIPPE GARREL
1972 / 60min / 35mm
Features Pierre Clementi (nude) and the Andy Warhol superstar Nico (dressed in a loose robe), and a few others, including Philippe Garrel. Clementi speaks French; Nico sometimes complains in English and sometimes declaims in German verse, and sometimes sings for musical background on the soundtrack.
THE DEPARTURE

THE DEPARTURE

DIRECTOR: LANA WILSON
2017 / 87min / DCP
In her new film, Lana Wilson (After Tiller) takes us deep inside the life of another extreme altruist, Ittetsu Nemoto, a punk-rocker-turned-Buddhist priest who has worked small miracles in suicide prevention in his native Japan.
L'ENFANT SECRET

L'ENFANT SECRET

DIRECTOR: PHILIPPE GARREL
1979 / 92min / DCP
Anne Wiazemsky (Au hasard Balthazar) and Henri de Maublanc (The Devil, Probably) are a couple who fall in love and then fall to pieces, descending into drug addiction and mutually-enforced self-destruction.
Palombella Rossa

Palombella Rossa

DIRECTOR: NANNI MORETTI
1989 / 89min / 35mm
Water polo, Moretti’s sport of choice, becomes a flexible metaphor for political stagnancy in this cult comedy about a Communist politician (Moretti) who has to rebuild his life after being struck with amnesia.
Aprile

Aprile

DIRECTOR: NANNI MORETTI
1998 / 78min / 35mm
A moving docufiction jape about a filmmaker whose production of a musical about a Trotskyite baker is derailed as he struggles to balance the worries of impending fatherhood and the unfathomable possibility of Italy voting in a leftwing government.
Good Time

Good Time

DIRECTOR: JOSH AND BENNY SAFDIE
2017 / 101min / 35mm
See the Safdies’ relentless, breakneck, candy-colored chase through the heart of Queens and Nassau County as few have seen it, in spectacular 35mm!
THE SHINING

THE SHINING

DIRECTOR: STANLEY KUBRICK
1980 / 146min / 35mm
Kubrick turned King’s 1977 novel into something like a grotesquely distorted creative autobiography, the story of an obsessive perfectionist artist—Jack Nicolson’s struggling writer Jack Torrance—whose maddening caretaker residence at the vast, isolated Overlook Hotel has him reaching for the fire axe.
ELLE A PASSÉ TANT D'HEURES SOUS LES SUNLIGHTS...

ELLE A PASSÉ TANT D'HEURES SOUS LES SUNLIGHTS...

DIRECTOR: PHILIPPE GARREL
1984 / 130min / 35mm
Here the relationship between a young director and his subject (the sunlights of the title refers to the film lights on a set) is refracted through a film-within-a-film as well as through a series of troubling dreams.
Sauvage Innocence

Sauvage Innocence

DIRECTOR: PHILIPPE GARREL
2001 / 123min / 35mm
Garrel revisits the death of Nico in this film about a director (Medhi Belhaj Kacem) who’s embarking on a film about an ex-lover who has died from an overdose, only to be drawn into a highly suspect drug deal by producer Michel Subor.
MAIGRET SETS A TRAP

MAIGRET SETS A TRAP

DIRECTOR: JEAN DELANNOY
1958 / 119min / DCP
For fans of French film noir, it’s a match made in heaven: Jean Gabin, in the full splendor of his late 1950s comeback, brings his signature seen-it-all stoicism to Georges Simenon’s famous fictional detective, Jules Maigret, whose vacation plans are spoiled by a serial killer stalking women in the Fourth Arrondissement.
Carrie

Carrie

DIRECTOR: BRIAN DE PALMA
1976 / 98min / DCP
This blood-soaked adaptation of Stephen King’s debut novel about a mercilessly teased—and telekinetic—high schooler’s brutal prom night revenge on her classmates was De Palma’s first box-office behemoth and is one of the most iconic horror movies ever made.
LES BAISERS DES SECOURS

LES BAISERS DES SECOURS

DIRECTOR: PHILIPPE GARREL
1989 / 90min / 35mm
A family movie in the purest sense, Garrel here plays a filmmaker who, in putting together his latest film, comes into conflict with his wife after he refuses to cast her as the wife in a retelling of their own love story, starring himself.
Caro Diario

Caro Diario

DIRECTOR: NANNI MORETTI
1993 / 100min / 35mm
A triptych film which deftly blends documentary and fiction while weaving across genre lines from segment to segment.
What Have You Done to Solange?

What Have You Done to Solange?

DIRECTOR: MASSIMO DALLAMANO
1972 / 107min / DCP
Lothario college professor Fabio Testi can’t keep his mitts off his female students, and this makes him the prime suspect when a sadistic killer starts knocking off the girls of St. Mary’s school.
ANÉMONE

ANÉMONE

DIRECTOR: PHILIPPE GARREL
1968 / 53min / DCP
Garrel's first mid-length work, starring Anne Bourguignon, soon to change her name to Anémone professionally (and go on to a decades-long acting career).
The Son's Room

The Son's Room

DIRECTOR: NANNI MORETTI
2001 / 99min / 35mm
Director Nanni Moretti plays the father in a middle-class family that’s capsized by the loss of their teenage son.
Il Caimano

Il Caimano

DIRECTOR: NANNI MORETTI
2006 / 112min / 35mm
Savage satire in which director Nanni Moretti stars as a B-movie producer fallen on hard times who’s hired to make a biopic of the Prime Minister.
MARIE POUR MÉMOIRE

MARIE POUR MÉMOIRE

DIRECTOR: PHILIPPE GARREL
1967 / 74min / DCP
An explicitly political work about innocence thwarted by parental and state control that trades in the iconography of the Holy Trinity.
LE LIT DE LA VIERGE

LE LIT DE LA VIERGE

DIRECTOR: PHILIPPE GARREL
1970 / 95min / 35mm
Elemental, mysterious, and nearly overpowering in its widescreen imagery and moving camera, Le Lit de la vierge (“The Virgin’s Bed”) stars friends/collaborators Pierre Clement and Zouzou as Christ and Mary.
Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key

Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key

DIRECTOR: SERGIO MARTINO
1972 / 96min / DCP
Luigi Pistilli is a writer and abrasive drunk whose boozy orgies at his grand country manor irk long-suffering wife Anita Strindberg—until a series of grisly murders really harsh the buzz.
THE DEAD ZONE

THE DEAD ZONE

DIRECTOR: DAVID CRONENBERG
1983 / 103min / DCP
Schoolteacher Johnny Smith loses his old life and his fiancée after a car accident puts him in a five-year coma, then wakes up with the mixed blessing of newfound psychic ability which shows him the grim future that awaits should slimeball politician Martin Sheen be allowed to continue his meteoric rise.
CHRISTINE

CHRISTINE

DIRECTOR: JOHN CARPENTER
1983 / 110min / DCP
The Cadillac of the killer car flicks—or should we say the 1958 Plymouth Fury—stars Keith Gordon, in a marvelous Jekyll and Hyde performance, as a geeky California teenager who falls in love with a beat-up vintage sedan which, once rehabbed into cherry condition, comes to terrible life.
LA FRONTIÉRE DE L'AUBE

LA FRONTIÉRE DE L'AUBE

DIRECTOR: PHILIPPE GARREL
2008 / 106min / 35mm
Louis Garrel’s young photographer ends his affair with tempestuous actress Laura Smet and moves on to the promise of domestic peace with the more even-tempered Clémentine Poidatz.
FIRESTARTER

FIRESTARTER

DIRECTOR: MARK LESTER
1986 / 114min / 35mm
Hot off E.T., Drew Barrymore stars as a girl who, due to her parents’ participation in top secret medical tests, begins to develop pyrokinesis (the ability to light fires with her mind) and things get really explosive when her exceptional ability attracts the attention of a mysterious agency known only as “The Shop.”
Death Laid an Egg

Death Laid an Egg

DIRECTOR: GIULIO QUESTI
1968 / 86min / DCP
A mutant cult object which finds knife-wielding serial killer Jean-Louis Trintignant caught in the middle of a love triangle at a high-tech breeding factory for chickens engineered to be born without heads.
STAND BY ME

STAND BY ME

DIRECTOR: ROB REINER
1986 / 89min / DCP
Adapting King’s novella “The Body,” Reiner created this rightly beloved, clear-eyed evocation of 1950s America, starring River Phoenix, Wil Wheaton, Corey Feldman, and Jerry O’Connell as a group of adolescent friends in small-town Oregon who set out to find a missing boy who is believed dead.
LE BERCEAU DE CRISTAL

LE BERCEAU DE CRISTAL

DIRECTOR: PHILIPPE GARREL
1976 / 70min / 35mm
Sometimes dreamy, sometimes ominously silent trancelike transmission featuring Dominique Sanda, Anita Pallenberg and Frédéric Pardo, whose canvases are meditatively presented in whole or in part for observation.
MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE

MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE

DIRECTOR: STEPHEN KING
1986 / 98min / 35mm
King got behind the wheel himself for this pedal-to-the-metal sci-fi horror comedy, starring Emilio Estevez as a line cook who has a tall order on his hands when Earth’s machines suddenly turn sentient—and angry!
J'ENTENDS PLUS LA GUITARE

J'ENTENDS PLUS LA GUITARE

DIRECTOR: PHILIPPE GARREL
1991 / 98min / 35mm
Johanna ter Steege is the stand-in for Nico; Benoît Régent is the Garrel substitute; and we see them through happiness/dependence, heroin-fueled breakdowns, and the building of independent lives.
Le Vent De La Nuit

Le Vent De La Nuit

DIRECTOR: PHILIPPE GARREL
1999 / 95min / DCP
Stars Catherine Deneuve as an unhappy housewife, Xavier Beauvois her young lover, and a lovely score courtesy of John Cale. A marvel of sustained rhythm and tone.
Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold

Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold

DIRECTOR: GRIFFIN DUNNE
2017 / 94min / DCP
Across more than 50 years of essays, novels, screenplays, and criticism, Joan Didion has been the premier chronicler of the ebb and flow of America's cultural and political tides.
Frankenstein

Frankenstein

DIRECTOR: JAMES WHALE
1931 / 70min / 35mm
The most famous cinematic outing for Frankenstein’s monster, directed by James Whale for Universal Studios.
IT CAME FROM THE VAULT: 35mm Horror Trailer-a-thon

IT CAME FROM THE VAULT: 35mm Horror Trailer-a-thon

DIRECTOR: VARIOUS
Various / 80min / 35mm
What horror movies have historically lacked in cultural prestige, they’ve more than made up with panache and showmanship—along with the films themselves, their promotional posters and trailers are works of art.
The Crazies

The Crazies

DIRECTOR: GEORGE A. ROMERO
1973 / 103min / 35mm
The military attempts to contain a manmade combat virus that causes death and permanent insanity to those infected, as it overtakes a small Pennsylvania town.
CREEPSHOW

CREEPSHOW

DIRECTOR: GEORGE A. ROMERO
1982 / 120min / 35mm
King and Romero first came together for this anthology knockout, a tip of the hat to the disreputable 1950s horror comics that had disturbed both men’s childhood slumber.
Black Peter

Black Peter

DIRECTOR: MILOš FORMAN
1964 / 85min / DCP
Milos Forman's charming feature debut observes the sweet summer months in a small town and the frustration of a put-upon teenager, desperately dreaming of escaping what he believes is a provincial purgatory.
Strange Days

Strange Days

DIRECTOR: KATHRYN BIGELOW
1995 / 145min / 35mm
Former policeman Lenny Nero (Ralph Fiennes) has moved into a more lucrative trade: the illegal sale of virtual reality-like recordings that allow users to experience the emotions and past experiences of others. While the bootlegs typically contain tawdry incidents, Nero is shocked when he receives one showing a murder.
Along for the Ride

Along for the Ride

DIRECTOR: NICK EBELING
2016 / 90min / DCP
Method actor, filmmaker, art collector, and all-American madman: the many sides of Dennis Hopper are explored in Nick Ebeling's remarkable documentary.
The Firemen's Ball

The Firemen's Ball

DIRECTOR: MILOš FORMAN
1967 / 73min / DCP
The last film that Milos Forman made in his home country, a tour de force of subversive comic chaos set at a firemen's ball organized (or, rather, disorganized) by elderly authorities.
Intimate Lighting

Intimate Lighting

DIRECTOR: IVAN PASSER
1965 / 71min / DCP
A cellist from Prague goes to fulfill a job and visit old friends in a rural village, his glamorous mistress in tow, and together they play music, drink, dine, and indulge in bouts of nostalgia.