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NYC Weekend Watch: Decolonizing Cinema, ‘Mission: Impossible’ Weekend, ‘Under the Cherry Moon’ & More

Written by on May 24, 2019 

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.

Film Forum

Decolonizing Cinema” has features from Sembène and The Battle of Algiers.

Last Year at Marienbad has been restored, while The Dybbuk screens on Sunday.

A League of Their Own plays this Saturday and Sunday.

Film at Lincoln Center

An Ester Krumbachová retrospective brings Czechoslovak New Wave classics.

The new restoration of War and Peace returns.

Museum of the Moving Image

The (to-date) complete Mission: Impossible series shows this weekend, almost entirely on 35mm.

A print of The Evil Dead screens on Saturday.

The ongoing look at 21st-century Latin-American sci-fi continues with 2008’s I’m Another.

Museum of Modern Art

The master Abel Ferrara–with whom we recently spoke in a wide-ranging interview–is given his largest-ever retrospective. The final weekend includes a rarely screened three-hour cut of Cat Chaser.

Anthology Film Archives

Dominik Graf, “the least known master of modern German-language cinema,” is given a retrospective.

Metrograph

Elia Kazan’s The Arrangement shows on Saturday.

Wild at Heart and Lost Highway scribe Barry Gifford presents a dream double-feature this Sunday.

Akira has late-night showings.

Nitehawk

Manson and Prince’s Under the Cherry Moon play at midnight and before noon, respectively, both on 35mm.


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