Our ongoing series of screenings selected by and introduced by artist Nan Goldin.

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Nan Goldin Selects:
Merrily We Go to Hell

Directed by Dorothy Arzner

Introduced by Nan Goldin

It’s all wine and roses when writer Fredric March and heiress Sylvia Sidney—two of the era’s most charming and gifted actors—meet cute and marry, but it’s soon dead flowers and sour grapes as funny drunk March transforms into mean drunk March.

Last available Aug 26 2021

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Nan Goldin Selects:
Barbara Stanwyck x 3:
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers

Directed by Lewis Milestone

Introduced by Nan Goldin

Kirk Douglas had his big-screen breakthrough in this landmark noir as the District Attorney husband of Barbara Stanwyck’s eponymous character, an ambitious, manipulative, and hard-as-a-girder steel mill owner with a past darker than soot.

Last available Sep 2 2021

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Nan Goldin Selects:
Barbara Stanwyck x 3:
There’s Always Tomorrow

Directed by Douglas Sirk

Introduced by Nan Goldin

Sirk’s melodrama offers a devastating portrait of domestic despair in postwar suburban paradise.

Last available Aug 22 2021

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Nan Goldin Selects:
Barbara Stanwyck x 3:
Meet John Doe

Directed by Frank Capra

Introduced by Nan Goldin

Stanwyck plays a snappy newspaper reporter who creates a sensation with an anonymous letter of general protest from a fictional “John Doe,” and recruits a dashing drifter (Gary Cooper) to play the role.

Last available Aug 19 2021

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Nan Goldin Selects:
Cats Forever

Directed by Various dirs.

Introduced by Nan Goldin

Nan Goldin presents a program of feline-themed shorts that span four decades, multiple formats, and several excellent cats.

Last available Aug 12 2021

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Nan Goldin Selects:
Lion’s Den

Directed by Pablo Trapero

Nan Goldin presents Trapero’s powerful film, in which his frequent collaborator Martina Gusmán plays a woman sent to the penitentiary for the murder of her lover. She gives birth to a son in prison, facing the extreme difficulties of trying to raise a child in captivity.

Last available Mar 20 2021

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Nan Goldin Selects: Playback & Silence Is a Falling Body

Directed by Agustina Comedi

Comedi’s debut film, using over 100 hours of home-video footage to tell the story of her father’s life, and sexuality in the repressive 1980s Argentina, pairs with her new short about a collective of drag queens and transgender women in late-’80s Córdoba.

Last available Feb 19 2021

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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 pairs two powerhouse films promoting female empowerment.

Last available Dec 11 2020

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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.

Last available Dec 1 2020

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Nan Goldin Selects: XXY

Directed by Lucía Puenzo

Guest curator Nan Goldin presents the exceptional first feature by writer/director Puenzo, a moving and empathic portrait of an intersex teenager struggling to inhabit her body and find her true identity.

Last available Nov 24 2020

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Sirens + “Secret Film” Selected by Nan Goldin

Directed by Nan Goldin

Metrograph’s inaugural guest programmer Nan Goldin presents a brand-new cut of her video work Sirens, followed by a secret film of her choosing that you won’t want to miss.

Last available Sep 12 2020

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Nan Goldin Selects:
Broadway by Light + Street

Directed by William Klein / Jamie Nares

Two homages to NYC, one capturing the strange beauty of Time Square, the other, pedestrians in hypnotic slow motion.

Last available Sep 21 2020