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

Maurice Pialat‘s six-hour miniseries, Le maison de bois, will conclude the career-spanning retrospective.

It Came from Within: A David Cronenberg Horror Weekend” brings the director’s classics to the big screen.

49EB6D00C9Film Forum

Classic 3-D” offers three dimensions of repertory viewing, with titles such as Dial M for Murder and House of Wax.

The Apu Trilogy returns.

Anthology Film Archives

One of our greatest film talents, Mathieu Amalric, is celebrated in “Renaissance Man,” a series containing works he’s both starred and directed in.

The New School

Kinoscope are presenting a free screening of Zulawski‘s Possession on Friday.


“Behind the Mask: Bamboozled in Focus” highlights media saturation, and thus Network will show on Friday, while Elia Kazan‘s A Face in the Crowd plays this Sunday.

Tod Browning’s The Unknown will screen on Saturday.

Nitehawk Cinema

For “Halloween at Nitehawk,” Hardware will screen at midnight and Romero‘s Day of the Dead will show before noon / with brunch.

Night of the Living Dead, Ghostbusters, and the eight-hour retrospective “A Night to Dismember” are sold-out, but one may be able to get standby tickets.

Trouble-Every-Day_1Spectacle Theater

Claire DenisTrouble Every Day shows at midnight on Friday, as doe Czech horror pictures Passage and Wolf’s Chalet; the latter is from Daisies director Vera Chytilová.

IFC Center

They Live, The House of the Devil, Ghostbusters, The Hills Have Eyes, and Mulholland Dr. will play at or near midnight.

2001: A Space Odyssey shows before noon.

Museum of Modern Art

Insiang, having recently been restored by the Film Foundation, will screen this weekend.

René Clair‘s The Ghost Goes West can be seen.

Sunshine Cinema

A Nightmare on Elm Street plays on Friday and Saturday.

What are you watching this weekend?

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