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
For “Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow: The Cinema of Patrick Lung Kong,” The Story of a Discharged Prisoner will play on Friday; Teddy Girls comes on Saturday; and A Better Tomorrow is offered this Sunday. Patrick Lung Kong and Tsui Hark will be available for Q & As following these films.
“Carax” brings what the title promises. This Friday offers screenings of his latest picture, Holy Motors, while a print of his best picture, The Lovers on the Bridge, is made available. Mauvais Sang and the rare Pola X (on 35mm) occupy Sunday, along with the Motors-inspiring Eyes Without a Face.
A double-feature of Kubrick‘s The Killing and Gun Crazy runs all weekend.
Film Society of Lincoln Center
Blood for Dracula is offered near midnight on Friday.
Kathryn Bigelow‘s Near Dark plays on 35mm this Friday and Saturday at midnight, as part of their “Bite This!” series.
Celebrating Alec Guinness‘ centennial is “Art Seen,” with The Horse’s Mouth having brunch-accompanied screenings Saturday and Sunday at noon.
The Shining plays Friday and Saturday at midnight.
What are you watching this weekend?