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NYC Weekend Watch: Mann, Mizoguchi, Ritwik Ghatak, “NYC Horror” & More

Written by on November 1, 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.

Museum of Modern Art

MoMA has reopened, and it is–I do not say this lightly–almost too much in one weekend. See for yourself.

If you can get a standby ticket, Michael Mann presents a print of The Insider on Friday.

Film Forum

Shitamachi: Tales of Downtown Tokyo” begins with both canon and lesser-known Japanese cinema.

Films by Abbott & Costello and Joseph Losey play this weekend, as well as a print of Twelve O’Clock High.

Film at Lincoln Center

Rarely screened in New York, the films of Ritwik Ghatak are given a massive retrospective.

Metrograph

Films by Hitchcock (one as part of a Julie Andrews series) and De Palma play this weekend.

A print of the Pacino-Hackman team-up Scarecrow shows this Sunday.

A print of the Basquiat-led Downtown 81 begins a run.

King Kong screens early.

BAM

Turns out the scariest thing in New York isn’t the rent: “NYC Horror” is underway.

Museum of the Moving Image

No Joke: Absurd Comedy as Political Reality” continues with two extra-long offerings from Bruno Dumont.

A series on widescreen documentaries has begun.

Anthology

Movies by Roger Corman, George Miller, Mario Bava, and more play in “The Devil Probably.”

Nitehawk

A print of Shaolin Invincibles plays at midnight with live music, while Millennium Actress screens early.


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