SUMMER 2019

WEEK 4

7/18-7/20

 

 

THURSDAY @ 7:00 PM

A Modern Hero

(G.W. Pabst, 1934) · Pierre is a charming young circus performer with a penchant for womanizing but a heart of gold. When he unexpectedly falls in love, his overbearing mother reveals a secret to him that launches him into the upper ranks of the corporate world. But his newfound status as a captain of industry takes a toll on his personal life. Out of this moving and timeless story, Pabst crafts a disarmingly candid pre-Code Hollywood film with all of the delicious raunchiness that that entails. Print courtesy of the Library of Congress

runtime: 71m format: 35mm

 

FRIDAY @ 7:00 PM 9:30 PM

The Woman in the Window

(Fritz Lang, 1944) · In Fritz Lang's 1944 film The Woman in the Window, Professor Richard Wanley (Edward G. Robinson) meets Alice (Joan Bennett), a young femme fatale he soon falls for. Her jealous boyfriend finds out and Richard kills him in self defense. He hides the body, but then his D.A. friend invites him to tag along on the investigation of his own crime. The term "film noir" originated as a genre description, in part, because of The Woman in the Window. Print courtesy of the Library of Congress

runtime: 107m format: 16mm

 

SATURDAY @ 7:00 PM 9:30 PM

Everybody Knows

(Asghar Farhadi, 2018) · Known for A Separation, Iranian director Asghar Farhadi's new film, Everybody Knows, is a family drama/thriller spanning the borders of Argentina and Spain. Starring Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem, Laura (Penelope Cruz) goes to Spain with her two children for her sister's wedding. Her older daughter gets kidnapped, and she is left unravelling a deep mystery.

runtime: 133m format: DCP

 

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