When Metrograph opened its doors in 2016, we did so with Welcome to Metrograph: A to Z, a way to introduce moviegoers to our particular take on cinema history. Every four months, a new programmer will create their own idiosyncratic alphabet: one film per letter, neither canon nor anti-canon, but rather a selection of favorite films that serve as life-changing revelations or enduring personal passions, and ultimately films of which Metrograph exists to spread the gospel. Starting this winter, Head Programmer Inge de Leeuw takes us from A-M, including stops at Leos Carax’s Holy Motors, Sofia Coppola’s Lost in Translation, and Bi Gan’s Kaili Blues.

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