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Pier Paolo Pasolini: A Future Life Part 2

Pier Paolo Pasolini: A Future Life Part 2

July 5 to July 25
These are films difficult to master but, in their abundance of tantalizing and sensuous imagery, easy to surrender to, and among the most radical works of one of cinema’s most radical periods.
Streetwise & Tiny

Streetwise & Tiny

July 19 to July 25
Photographer Mary Ellen Mark and filmmaker Martin Bell met Tiny while making the 1984 documentary STREETWISE, and the couple would go on to follow Tiny’s journey in the years to come, with the follow-up feature TINY: THE LIFE OF ERIN BLACKWELL completed in the year after Mark’s death in 2015—now forming half of a remarkable diptych with STREETWISE. (Photo courtesy Mary Ellen Mark. All rights reserved.)
Late Nites at Metrograph

Late Nites at Metrograph

July 26 to September 1
Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: a series for connoisseurs of cocktails and nocturnal film freaks to hobnob, clink glasses, and see some of the best and most bizarre in cinema. The Commissary will be serving drinks and a special late night menu into the wee hours. This Weekend: TIE ME UP! TIE ME DOWN!
Machiko Kyō

Machiko Kyō

July 26 to August 1
Born in Osaka in 1924 and discovered while working in a dance revue, Machiko Kyō shot to international stardom with a bravura, multifaceted performance as the female lead in Akira Kurosawa’s 1950 Rashomon, and from there put together what may be the single greatest run of any Japanese screen performer in the 1950s and 1960s.
PLAYTIME: Family Matinees

PLAYTIME: Family Matinees

July 27 to September 1
Playtime is Metrograph’s regularly-recurring weekend matinee series of studio standards, animated adventures, and foreign-language frolics, kid-friendly in content but selected because their quality has been proven plain to moviegoers of all ages. This weekend: SHANE in 35mm.
JURAJ HERZ: IN & OUT OF THE CZECHOSLOVAK NEW WAVE

JURAJ HERZ: IN & OUT OF THE CZECHOSLOVAK NEW WAVE

August 2 to August 9
Slovak-born Juraj Herz was a lightning rod for controversy.
ACADEMY AT METROGRAPH

ACADEMY AT METROGRAPH

August 8
This monthly series highlights unique archival elements, including recent restorations and film prints from the Academy Film Archive by celebrating classic moments from the Academy’s 90-year history.
Steve Gunn's Dream Double Feature

Steve Gunn's Dream Double Feature

August 10
The two films I’ve chosen both portray distinct stories of outcasts (who are running away, both literally and metaphorically).
Minnelli Widescreen

Minnelli Widescreen

August 16 to August 22
Widescreen Minnelli brings together the best of the director’s efforts in the 2.35:1 frame, a veritable masterclass in how to use all that screen real-estate with fluidity, flair, and feeling.
Shaw Sisters

Shaw Sisters

August 23 to September 1
Shaw Bros. gave many women their first crack at making films...