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Live Screening

Woman Is the Future of Man

DIRECTED BY Hong Sang-soo

Writer Kristen Yoonsoo Kim introduces one of Hong Sang-soo’s most beloved earlier works, which tells the story of two long-time friends who decide to meet up with the woman they once both had an affair with...

PRE-SHOW BEGINS 10 MINUTES PRIOR TO SHOWTIME.
Mon, Nov 30 • 8:00PM ET
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND
Dec 1-2

Ticketed Screening

Coded Bias

DIRECTED BY Shalini Kantayya

When MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini discovers that most facial-recognition software does not accurately ID darker-skinned faces and the faces of women, she delves into an investigation of widespread bias in algorithms.

Book Tickets
PLAYING THRU Dec 3

$8/Members, $12/Non-Members

Ticketed Screening

Six in Paris

DIRECTED BY Claude Chabrol, Jean Douchet, Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Daniel Pollet, Éric Rohmer & Jean Rouch

A sextet of piquant tales set in the City of Light, each from a director either central, influential, or adjacent to the Nouvelle Vague, then in full swing.

Book Tickets
PLAYING THRU Dec 3

$8/Members, $12/Non-Members

Ticketed Screening

Made in Hong Kong

DIRECTED BY Fruit Chan

Chan’s raw, atmospheric portrait of nihilistic youth and a city on the brink, following a high-school dropout who sees little hope for his future, was the first independent film released in post-Handover Hong Kong.
Newly restored!

Book Tickets
PLAYING THRU Dec 3

$8/Members, $12/Non-Members

Ticketed Screening

With Drawn Arms

DIRECTED BY Glenn Kaino & Afshin Shahidi

At the 1968 Olympics, athletes Tommie Smith & John Carlos raised their fists from the podium at the medal ceremony as the American anthem played, a gesture that threw Smith’s life into disarray. This film allow the gold medalist to tell his story.

Book Tickets
PLAYING Dec 4 THRU Dec 10

$8/Members, $12/Non-Members

Ticketed Screening

Bright Future

DIRECTED BY Kiyoshi Kurosawa

This quietly apocalyptic tale of alienated twentysomethings follows a man entrusted with the care of an imprisoned friend’s jellyfish—which one day slips through his fingers into a nearby canal, where it begins reproducing in massive numbers, menacing the entire city.

Book Tickets
PLAYING Dec 4 THRU Dec 10

$8/Members, $12/Non-Members

Ticketed Screening

To the Ends of the Earth

DIRECTED BY Kiyoshi Kurosawa

In this new work by Kurosawa, a brilliant mix of black comedy, travelogue, drama, and adventure-imbued showbiz satire, a young travel reality show host finds herself adrift and alone in Tashkent, on a journey from displacement to self-discovery.

Book Tickets
PLAYING Dec 11 THRU Dec 17

$8/Members, $12/Non-Members

On Demand

Nan Goldin Selects:
The Blood of a Poet

DIRECTED BY Jean Cocteau

Goldin presents a new 4K restoration of the film debut of essential 20th-century artist/poet Cocteau, an early-sound masterpiece and benchmark of cinematic surrealism.

WATCH NOW
AVAILABLE THROUGH Dec 1

Live Screening

Tale of Cinema

DIRECTED BY Hong Sang-soo

Playfully using the film-within-a-film format, Hong tells the story both of two young depressives who form a suicide pact and a filmmaker who sees a movie that he believes was based on his life. Introduced by writer Kristen Yoonsoo Kim.

Thu, Dec 3 • 8:00PM ET
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND
Dec 4-5

Live Screening

Nan Goldin Selects:
S.C.U.M. Manifesto 1967 + Born in Flames

DIRECTED BY Carole Roussopoulos &
Delphine Seyrig / Lizzie Borden

For her latest program, guest curator Nan Goldin introduces a pairing of two powerhouse films promoting female empowerment.

Sat, Dec 5 • 8:00PM ET
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND
Dec 6-11

Journal

Interview

BY METROGRAPH

Prior to a run of Jarman’s little-seen masterpiece The Garden
at Metrograph theater last year, we uncovered this rare interview
with the director from 1990 in the movie’s original
press materials.

Essay

BY DAVID FRESKO

With fellow travelers or on his own, the maverick filmmaker traversed national and formal boundaries to bring his radical politics to the screen.

Essay

BY ACKBAR ABBAS

In Fruit Chan’s Made in Hong Kong, disaffected youngsters embody historical promises unkept.

Essay

BY TSAI MING-LIANG

The director of Goodbye, Dragon Inn recalls his relationship to cinema, on screen and off, in a piece that first appeared in Metrograph theater’s inaugural printed program in 2016.

Coming Soon

Kiyoshi Kurosawa, who made his name with Cure and Charisma, returned to his J-horror roots with this twisty film.

DIGITAL RUN OPENS DECEMBER 4

In Tsai Ming-liang’s nearly wordless wonder, a soon-to-be-shut-down movie theater becomes a sort of haunted house.

EXCLUSIVE RUN OPENS DECEMBER 18