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NYC Weekend Watch: Stonewall, Juleen Compton, Rohmer, Brakhage & More

Written by on June 20, 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 the Moving Image

Grit and Glitter: Before and After Stonewall” begins this weekend with the likes of Teorema and Portrait of Jason.

See It Big! Action” brings Three the Hard Way and Set It Off.

A series on 21st-century Latin-American sci-fi cinema continues with White Out, Black In on Sunday.

A 40th-anniversary celebration of The Muppet Movie and The Muppets Go Hollywood can be seen on Saturday.

Quad Cinema

Losing it at the Movies: Pauline Kael at 100” looks at the critic’s favorite (and less-than-favorite) films. Weekend showings include Taxi Driver, Love in the Afternoon, La Notte, and Nashville.

A selection of queer German arthouse is showcased in “Queer Kino,” including Fassbinder essentials Fox and His Friends and Querelle.

Before Stonewall has been restored.

Metrograph

A Jim Jarmusch series continues.

Very rarely screened, two films by Juleen Compton play on Saturday.

Battle Royale and Pee Wee’s Big Adventure play at opposite ends of the day.

Film Forum

The classic Paris Is Burning has been restored.

Bend It Like Beckham and the Yiddish classic Mir Kumen On have showings.

Anthology Film Archives

“Prison Images: Incarceration and the Cinema” has films by Don Siegel, Robert Bresson and more.

Stan Brakhage’s The Text of Light screens on Sunday.

Spectacle

Stanley Kwan’s rarely screened Lan Yu plays on Sunday.

Nitehawk

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas plays at midnight alongside Top Gun, while Who Framed Roger Rabbit and Serial Mom have early showings.


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