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NYC Weekend Watch: ‘Anatahan,’ ‘The King of Comedy,’ ‘Wavelength’ & More

Written by on February 3, 2017 

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Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not likely to see in a theater again anytime soon, and many of which are, also, on 35mm. If you have a chance to attend any of these, we’re of the mind that it’s time extremely well-spent.

Metrograph

The restoration of Josef von Sternberg’s Anatahan, about which more here, is now playing. Fellini’s Roma also shows on Friday.

Hitchcock, Lucas, and more are highlighted in a ’70s Universal series.

The Land Before Time plays on Saturday.

bemvfwfrMuseum of the Moving Image

The Martin Scorsese retro continues with The King of Comedy and Taxi Driver.

To celebrate his birthday, three Harry Belafonte films will screen.

BAMcinématek

One Way or Another” celebrates black female filmmakers, including the recent restoration of Daughters of the Dust.

Anthology Film Archives

The weekend includes essentials such as Michael Snow’s Wavelength and von Stroheim’s Greed.

way-of-the-dragonMuseum of Modern Art

The Bruce Lee series continues.

Film Forum

Time Bandits screens on Sunday.

Nitehawk Cinema

If you’re in a very dark place, The White Ribbon has midnight showings, as does Scream.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire plays alongside Bring It On before noon.


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