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NYC Weekend Watch: Sylvia Chang, ‘2001’ on 70mm, French Melodrama, Fox Restorations & More

Written by on May 18, 2018 


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.


The best retrospective of 2018 thus far is the Sylvia Chang series, which in its first weekend along offers Edward Yang, Johnnie To, Tsui Hark, and the woman herself.

More Kubrick films screen this week.

What did Hitchock and Jarmusch have in common? Birds, it turns out.

Godard’s underseen A Film Like Any Other plays on Friday.

Village East

The new, “unrestored” 70mm print of 2001: A Space Odyssey is, thanks to Christopher Nolan, now playing.

a70-4947Quad Cinema

Some of France’s greatest contributions to cinema, from Godard to Ophuls to Resnais, play as part of the French melodrama series.

Museum of Modern Art

Fox Film Corporation restorations offers Borzage and a Hawks triple-feature, among others.

Museum of the Moving Image

This year’s Caan Film Festival concludes with the likes of Hawks and Mann.


A Different Picture: Women Filmmakers in the New Hollywood Era, 1967—1980” continues.

Imitation of Life screens alongside The Watermelon Woman.

Anthology Film Archives

Boom for Real has occasioned a series of Sara Driver’s touchstones. Turns out she has good taste.

Nitehawk Cinema

A print of Lost Highway screens at midnight.

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