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November 13

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark

1:00pm
DIRECTOR: STEVEN SPIELBERG
1981 / 115min / DCP
Spielberg’s pulse-pounding invocation of the spirit of the Saturday matinee serial introduces Harrison Ford’s Indiana Jones: academic, archaeologist, adventurer, and all-American puncher of Nazis.
The Apollo

The Apollo

1:00pm3:30pm6:00pm
DIRECTOR: ROGER ROSS WILLIAMS
2019 / 98min / DCP
Chronicles the unique history and contemporary legacy of New York City's landmark Apollo Theater.
Downtown 81

Downtown 81

3:30pm8:30pm
DIRECTOR: EDO BERTOGLIO
1981 / 75min / DCP
A transmission from a bygone New York City, Downtown '81 follows Jean-Michel Basquiat on a journy through the underground.
The Host

The Host

DIRECTOR: BONG JOON-HO
2006 / 120min / DCP
Part family drama, part monster movie, part social satire, Bong’s big breakout gets going when a beastie bursts out of the polluted waters of Seoul’s Han River and wreaks wanton havoc.

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Raiders of the Lost Ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark

DIRECTOR: STEVEN SPIELBERG
1981 / 115min / DCP
Spielberg’s pulse-pounding invocation of the spirit of the Saturday matinee serial introduces Harrison Ford’s Indiana Jones: academic, archaeologist, adventurer, and all-American puncher of Nazis.
The Apollo

The Apollo

1:00pm3:30pm6:00pm
DIRECTOR: ROGER ROSS WILLIAMS
2019 / 98min / DCP
Chronicles the unique history and contemporary legacy of New York City's landmark Apollo Theater.
Downtown 81

Downtown 81

3:30pm8:30pm
DIRECTOR: EDO BERTOGLIO
1981 / 75min / DCP
A transmission from a bygone New York City, Downtown '81 follows Jean-Michel Basquiat on a journy through the underground.
The Host

The Host

DIRECTOR: BONG JOON-HO
2006 / 120min / DCP
Part family drama, part monster movie, part social satire, Bong’s big breakout gets going when a beastie bursts out of the polluted waters of Seoul’s Han River and wreaks wanton havoc.
Dead Man

Dead Man

DIRECTOR: JIM JARMUSCH
1995 / 121min / DCP
Robby Müller’s crisp, surreally lucid black-and-white photography and Neil Young’s beautifully damaged electric guitar score are but two of the standout elements that make up Jim Jarmusch’s sui generis, visionary western, in which timid accountant William Blake (Johnny Depp) comes west from Cleveland for work only to be wounded, set on the lam, and eventually led by a cryptic guide named Nobody (Gary Farmer) on a spiritual journey through a landscape peopled with eccentrics and grotesques.
Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project

Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project

DIRECTOR: MATT WOLF
2019 / 87min / DCP
For thirty years, Marion Stokes, the African American left-wing activist and archivist, secretly recorded television 24 hours a day. Her project began with the Iran Hostage Crisis and ended upon her death some 70,000 tapes later.
The Architecture of Doom

The Architecture of Doom

DIRECTOR: PETER COHEN
1989 / 123min / 35mm
Cohen's justly celebrated documentary uses a treasure trove of exhumed footage to investigate the aesthetic of the Third Reich as expressed through the visual arts, popular culture and, perhaps most importantly, architecture.
Gremlins

Gremlins

DIRECTOR: JOE DANTE
1984 / 106min / DCP
In American popular cinema, Chinatown has always been the place to go to find strange and exotic items, items such as—a pet mogwai? (That’s Cantonese for “monster,” by the way.)
Attica

Attica

DIRECTOR: CINDA FIRESTONE
1974 / 80min / 16mm
In September of '71, more than half of the 2,800 inmates at the correctional facility in Attica, New York rose up and took staff hostage, demanding address of their pleas for better treatment.
The Complete Works of Edward Owens

The Complete Works of Edward Owens

DIRECTOR: EDWARD OWENS
1966-7 / 82min / Digital
At eighteen years old, queer Black artist Edward Owens began composing film portraits consisting of superimposted images. A native of Chicago, Owens moved to New York in the late-sixties, following the advice of experimental filmmaker Gregory J. Markopoulos.
Dial M for Murder

Dial M for Murder

DIRECTOR: ALFRED HITCHCOCK
1954 / 105min / 3D DCP
Former tennis star Ray Milland plots the perfect murder for two-timing wife Grace Kelly—perfect except for the fact that she fails to die, leaving him to improvise an insidious frame-up job.
Klimt

Klimt

DIRECTOR: RAúL RUIZ
2007 / 131min / DCP
A fresco of real and imaginary characters revolving around the artist, Klimt is less a by-the-numbers biopic of the standard bearer for the Viennese Secession than a deep dive into the miasma of the Austro-Hungarian capital at the fin de siècle.
Looking for Langston

Looking for Langston

DIRECTOR: ISAAC JULIEN
1989 / 60min / DCP
Fuses archival newsreel footage of 1920s Harlem with original scripted scenes, in order not only to recreate the atmosphere of the Harlem Renaissance as it exists in the popular imagination, but to specifically highlight the essential role of Black queer identity in that artistic and social movement.
Mr. Jealousy

Mr. Jealousy

DIRECTOR: NOAH BAUMBACH
1997 / 103min / 35mm
Eric Stoltz, who’d played a philosophical bartender and lifelong student for Baumbach in Kicking in Screaming, returns in his sophomore feature as an aspiring novelist, Lester, who exhibits obsessive behavior when girlfriend Annabella Sciorra mentions a previous relationship with well-known writer Dashiell Frank.
Saint Jack

Saint Jack

DIRECTOR: PETER BOGDANOVICH
1979 / 102min / DCP
An adaptation of Paul Theroux’s novel, Saint Jack is anchored by Ben Gazzara’s wry and rueful performance as Jack Flowers, an American part-time pimp, hustling out a living while dreaming of a home far away.
Pauline at the Beach

Pauline at the Beach

DIRECTOR: ERIC ROHMER
1983 / 94min / 35mm
Two cousins, virginal teenaged Pauline and older, experienced Marion, are barely settled in at the family beach house for vacation when they begin attracting the attention of menfolk.
Tokyo!

Tokyo!

DIRECTOR: LEOS CARAX, MICHEL GONDRY, & BONG JOON HO
2008 / 112min / DCP
An almost unbelievable trifecta of talent comes together for this contemporary spin on the old arthouse omnibus film: Leos Carax, Michel Gondry, and Bong Joon Ho.
Duet for Cannibals

Duet for Cannibals

DIRECTOR: SUSAN SONTAG
1969 / 105min / DCP
Defying literal-minded interpretation, Duet for Cannibals is both an illustrative companion to Sontag's critiscm, and introduction of a startlingly original filmmaker.
Caravaggio

Caravaggio

DIRECTOR: DEREK JARMAN
1986 / 93min / DCP
A brazenly anachronistic and sensual imagining of the life and love of Renaissance renegade Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, seen juggling two lovers (Sean Bean’s Ranuccio and Tilda Swinton’s Lena) while scandalizing the establishment.
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

DIRECTOR: JOSEPH L. MANKIEWICZ
1947 / 107min / DCP
In 1900, a young widow finds her seaside cottage is haunted and forms a unique relationship with the ghost.
Little Women

Little Women

DIRECTOR: GEORGE CUKOR
1933 / 115min / 35mm
The definitive version of Louisa May Alcott’s cherished 1868 novel about a Massachusetts mother raising four daughters during the Civil War, Cukor’s Little Women boasts a brilliant cast that includes Joan Bennett as the self-absorbed Amy and, as tomboy Jo, Katherine Hepburn.
Medium Cool

Medium Cool

DIRECTOR: HASKELL WEXLER
1969 / 111min / 35mm
The late, lamented Robert Forster has one of his greatest roles as a television news camera operator who, shooting in Chicago during the summer of the Democratic National Convention, experiences a political epiphany.
Alassane Program 1

Alassane Program 1

DIRECTOR: MOUSTAPHA ALASSANE
1962 - 6 / 108min / 16mm
La Bague du Roi Koda; Aoure; Bon Voyage, Sim; Le Retour d'un Aventurier; and Les Cowboys sont noirs
Greenberg

Greenberg

DIRECTOR: NOAH BAUMBACH
2010 / 107min / 35mm
“I’m trying to do nothing right now,” explains Ben Stiller’s Phillip Greenberg, house-sitting for in the Hollywood Hills for his much more successful brother, nursing grudges, and hectoring his brother’s personal assistant.
The Long Goodbye

The Long Goodbye

DIRECTOR: ROBERT ALTMAN
1973 / 112min / DCP
Elliott Gould—who’d appeared for Baumbach as a father figure in Kicking and Screaming—plays a distinctly low-key and somewhat bumbling version of Raymond Chandler’s gumshoe Philip Marlowe in Altman’s singular private dick movie.
Cemetery of Splendor + Everything and More

Cemetery of Splendor + Everything and More

DIRECTOR: APICHATPONG WEERASETHAKUL
2015 / 134min / DCP
Daniel Schmidt presents Cemetery of Splendor and Everything and More.
While We're Young

While We're Young

DIRECTOR: NOAH BAUMBACH
2014 / 97min / DCP
Married documentarians Josh and Cornelia (Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts) are settling into midlife routine and resentment when a much-needed shake-up arrives in the form of a creative couple some twenty years their junior.
Alassane Program 2

Alassane Program 2

DIRECTOR: MOUSTAPHA ALASSANE
1972-3 / 93min / 16mm
F.V.V.A.: Femme, Villa, Voiture, Argent; and Shaki
Working Girl

Working Girl

DIRECTOR: MIKE NICHOLS
1988 / 113min / DCP
Working-class Staten Island striver Tess (Melanie Griffith) making a regular ferry commute between her provincial life with neighborhood guy fiancé Alec Baldwin and the world of cosmopolitan high finance, where she works under exec Sigourney Weaver.
Alassane Program 3

Alassane Program 3

DIRECTOR: MOUSTAPHA ALASSANE
1974-2001 / 103min / DCP
Kokoa; Toula ou le Genei des eaux; and Samba le grande
The Farewell

The Farewell

DIRECTOR: LULU WANG
2019 / 100min / DCP
Chinese-American writer Billi, en route to a family reunion to Gangchun, must unhappily play along with her parents’ plan to conceal a terminal cancer diagnosis from her beloved grandmother.
Atlantics

Atlantics

DIRECTOR: MATI DIOP
2019 / 105min / DCP
After a group of unpaid construction workers disappears at sea one night in search of a better life abroad, the women they have left behind in Dakar are overwhelmed with a mysterious fever.
Miracle on 34th Street

Miracle on 34th Street

DIRECTOR: GEORGE SEATON
1947 / 96min / DCP
When the regular Santa in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade has had a little too much to drink, an old man by the name of Kris Kringle (Edmund Gwenn) steps into the jolly elf’s boots, and makes such a sensation that he’s invited to sit in at the midtown flagship store for the Christmas season.
Andrei Rublev

Andrei Rublev

DIRECTOR: ANDREI TARKOVSKY
1966 / 205min / DCP
The story of Rublev (Anatoily Solonitsyn), a medieval icon painter and Russian Orthodox monk who struggled against rampant brutality to produce works praising God, becomes, in Tarkovsky's hands, the story of art and artists, for all times.
The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

DIRECTOR: NOAH BAUMBACH
2017 / 112min / 35mm
Only a performer of Hoffman’s magnitude could bring the proper pathos to the part of fading patriarch Harold Meyerowitz, a high-handed sculptor whose outsized personality weighs heavily on his dysfunctional clan, including fourth wife Emma Thompson, daughter Elizabeth Marvel, and sons Ben Stiller and Adam Sandler.
Five Easy Pieces

Five Easy Pieces

DIRECTOR: BOB RAFELSON
1970 / 98min / 35mm
A masterful character study from Rafelson and screenwriter Carole Eastman, Five Easy Pieces introduces Jack Nicholson’s Bobby Dupea as a shit-kicking good-ol’-boy hand on the California oil fields, seemingly interested in nothing but booze, bowling, and balling with best gal Karen Black.
In Fabric

In Fabric

DIRECTOR: PETER STRICKLAND
2018 / 118min / DCP
A lonely woman (Marianne Jean-Baptiste), recently separated from her husband, visits a bewitching London department store in search of a dress that will transform her life. She’s fitted with a perfectly flattering, artery-red gown—which, in time, will come to unleash a malevolent curse and unstoppable evil, threatening everyone who comes into its path.
Midnight Family

Midnight Family

DIRECTOR: LUKE LORENTZEN
2019 / 81min / DCP
In Mexico City, the Ochoa family runs one of the city’s privately owned ambulance services, scraping out a living by tending to the injured and desperately unwell, waiting on calls night after night, only to speed through the city’s streets hoping to beat rival EMT crews to the scene.
The Double Life of Veronique

The Double Life of Veronique

DIRECTOR: KRZYSZTOF KIESLOWSKI
1991 / 96min / DCP
metaphysical mystery The Double Life of Veronique features an extraordinary Irene Jacob in a double role, playing Weronika, a soprano in a Polish choir, and Veronique, a French music teacher.
The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas

DIRECTOR: HENRY SELICK
1993 / 76min / DCP
One fine day Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town, discovers a gateway leading to the snow-blanketed, jolly Christmastown, and decides to bring the holiday back to his ghost and ghoul subjects, a plan that quickly goes catastrophic.
Frances Ha

Frances Ha

DIRECTOR: NOAH BAUMBACH
2012 / 81min / DCP
Greta Gerwig co-writes and stars in this masterwork of millennial ennui. Her amiably awkward Frances is flailing into the end of her twenties. A dancer without a stage to perform on, her deepest emotional attachment is to sometimes exasperated best friend Mickey Sumner.
Lady Bird

Lady Bird

DIRECTOR: GRETA GERWIG
2017 / 94min / DCP
Sacramento teenager Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) seemingly can’t wait to get away from her mother—in the opening scene of Gerwig’s directorial debut, she jumps from a moving car to escape her—and escape to a new life at school in New York City.
The Muppet Christmas Carol

The Muppet Christmas Carol

DIRECTOR: BRIAN HENSON
1992 / 85min / DCP
A revitalizing retelling of Charles Dickens’s classic tale with Michael Caine as a superb Scrooge, Kermit as Bob Cratchit, and a host of fantastic new creations, including the big, bumptious bonhomie-prone Ghost of Christmas Present.
Valley of the Dolls

Valley of the Dolls

DIRECTOR: MARK ROBSON
1967 / 123min / DCP
Film version of Jacqueline Susann's best-selling novel chronicling the rise and fall of three young women in show business.
Mistress America

Mistress America

DIRECTOR: NOAH BAUMBACH
2015 / 84min / DCP
College freshman Tracy (Lola Kirke) isn’t having the life-changing experience that she’d expected in New York City, so she’s happy to be taken under the wing of her garrulous, free-spirited stepsister-to-be (Greta Gerwig).
Something Wild

Something Wild

DIRECTOR: JONATHAN DEMME
1986 / 114min / 35mm
The Squid and the Whale star Jeff Daniels is a corporate cog just miserable enough to be swept off his feet by Melanie Griffith’s devil-may-care Lulu, who drags him from New York City to rural Pennsylvania.
It's A Wonderful Life

It's A Wonderful Life

DIRECTOR: FRANK CAPRA
1946 / 130min / DCP
Capra’s film manages to reveal new shadings of quiet desperation in its depiction of small-town U.S.A., and its conclusion always arrives as a real revelation, a sudden blissful explosion of commonweal and goodwill to save George Bailey.
Marriage Story

Marriage Story

DIRECTOR: NOAH BAUMBACH
2019 / 136min / 35mm
The recrimination, lingering love, and sense of shared trauma and affection that lies behind even the most civilized “mutual” breakup is explored in Baumbach’s watershed drama, starring Adam Driver as a New York experimental theater director and Scarlett Johansson as his lead actress and ex-wife-to-be.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

DIRECTOR: STEVEN SPIELBERG
1982 / 115min / 35mm
This Thanksgiving, Metrograph revisits this classic story of the friendship that blossoms between a kid named Elliott and an alien whose ship crash-lands in the woods.
Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are

DIRECTOR: SPIKE JONZE
2009 / 101min / DCP
Too rowdy and rambunctious at home, sensitive 8-year-old Max makes his escape to a place where the play is a little rougher and the playmates a lot bigger and hairier—an island populated by mischievous monsters for whom self-control is a fully foreign concept, who nominate Max as their king.