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NYC Weekend Watch: Anthology Pictures, Icarus Films, Hong Sang-soo & More

Written by on September 14, 2018 

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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.

Quad Cinema

The Alain Delon retro winds down and leads into a series on anthology films, which includes work by literally too many notable directors to name.

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Two essential restorations are running: Satoshi Kon’s Perfect Blue and Akira.

As he revolutionary cinema of 1968 is showcased in a new, J. Hoberman-curated series, Icarus Films puts out a retrospective that includes Akerman, Imamura, and more.

Museum of Modern Art

An Iranian retro, with the directors you know and those you don’t, is facilitated by a look at the work of DP Mahmoud Kalari.

Museum of the Moving Image

Hong Sang-soo’s three excellent 2017 premieres all screen over one weekend, while a David Lowery retro is underway.

Rare is the series devoted to a production designer, so of note is one on Thérèse DePrez.

Anthology

Films from Fuller, Wellman, Dwan, and more play in “Women of the West.”

Film Forum

A restoration of Melville’s When You Read This Letter and a print of Buster Keaton’s The Cameraman have showings..

Film Society of Lincoln Center

The restoration of Andrei Rublev continues.

Nitehawk Cinema

A print of La Femme Nikita plays alongside the Vincent Cassel-led Dobermann.




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