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NYC Weekend Watch: Michael Haneke, German Cinema, Rialto Pictures, and More

Written by on November 17, 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.

Film Forum

Michael Haneke retrospective begins as does a restoration of The Crime of Monsieur Lange.

The Film Society Lincoln Center

The Lost Years of German Cinema” features rare cinematic gems from Fritz Lang, Helmut Käutner, Robert Siodmak, and more.

german-cinema-640x960Anthology Film Archives

Generation Wealth” kicks off with The Bling Ring, Spring Breakers, L’Argent, and more.

Metrograph

Part 2 of their Philippe Garrel retrospective is underway, while The Lost City of Z screens in 35mm with James Gray Q&A on Saturday alongside Primary Colors, Striptease, and Disclosure.

Quad Cinema

Butley, A Delicate Balance, and more screen in “Screen Play: The American Film Theatre.” A restoration of James Ivory’s Shakespeare Wallah also plays.

Museum of Modern Art

The Man Who Wasn’t There plays Friday afternoon, while Manos: The Hands of Fate and The Wizard of Gore play on Saturday and Sunday, respectively.

contemptMuseum of the Moving Image

20 years of Rialto Pictures is celebrated with screenings of Nights of Cabiria, Breathless, Contempt, La notte, and more. The Dark Crystal plays on Saturday.

Nitehawk Cinema

Planes, Trains & Automobiles plays in the mornings.

BAMcinématek

A 25th anniversary screening of Malcolm X is coming on Saturday, but it’s sold out.

IFC Center

Jurassic Park, Mad Max: Fury Road, and more have midnight screenings.




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