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

“Capra” offers many titles this weekend, starting with Friday’s double-feature of American Madness and The Bitter Tea of General Yen. It Happened One Night screens alongside a 35mm print of Arsenic and Old Lace. Sunday presents The Strong Man, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, and The Donovan Affair. Limited, in-person ticket purchases are available for the lattermost.

The new, Resnais-approved restoration of Hiroshima Mon Amour begins its run.

dvd-covers-reminiscences-320Anthology Film Archives

Michael Snow‘s revelatory, demanding-of-a-big-screen La Région Centrale screens on 16mm this Sunday.

Matías Piñeiro‘s “Bridges Over Argentinian Cinema” is a wide, thrilling selection.

Jonas MekasReminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania is screened on Saturday.

Museum of the Moving Image

The final film in “Also like Life: The Films of Hou Hsiao-hsien” is not a film by Hou Hsiao-hsien, but Jia Zhangke. His documentary, I Wish I Knew, features the Taiwanese director (as well as collaborator Tony Leung) and can be seen on Friday.

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To celebrate its 20th anniversary, come for a 35mm showing of Pulp Fiction on Saturday.

“Final Girl” brings The Texas Chain Saw Massacre this Friday and Saturday at midnight. The series also has a print of Eyes Without a Face accompanying brunch on Saturday and Sunday afternoon.


The “45-minute proto-hip-hop bliss-out” Stations of the Elevated can be seen.

IFC Center

El Topo and Fast Times at Ridgemont High screen around midnight.

Landmark Sunshine

Psycho screens at midnight Friday and Saturday.

What are you watching this weekend?

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