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NYC Weekend Watch: Ryuichi Sakamoto, Tarkovsky x2, ‘Twin Peaks’ Performances & More

Written by on May 11, 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.

Quad Cinema

A series devoted to films scored by Ryuichi Sakamoto offers an absolute murderer’s row.

The Wertmüller series winds down.

solaris posterFilm Society of Lincoln Center

Tarkovsky-twofer: restored versions of Stalker and Solaris are both screening.

BAMcinématek

Lynch, Lynch, and De Palma screen in the Twin Peaks-centered “Peak Performances.”

Anthology Film Archives

Middle Eastern cinema, including Close-Up, screens in “The Seventh Art Stand.”

Three Brakhage offerings.

hiroshima-mon-amour-movie-poster-1961-1010724565Film Forum

The Melville series closes out, while Hiroshima Mon Amour plays somewhat concurrent to it.

A print of Cukor’s Little Women screens on Sunday.

Metrograph

Films from Nichols, Alexander MacKendrick and more play in “Welcome to Metrograph,” while “Mother’s Day” brings Terms of Endearment and Freaky Friday.

Altman’s Gosford Park plays on Friday and Sunday.

Nitehawk Cinema

A print of Poltergeist, Tales from the Hood, and Mommie Dearest are offered.

Museum of the Moving Image

The gritty work of Donald Westlake is put onscreen.

MoMA

A series on Nigerian cinema is underway.


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