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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 Society of Lincoln Center

“Fassbinder: Romantic Anarchist (Part 1) continues with The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant, Martha, The Merchant of Four Seasons, and Pioneers in Ingolstadt on Friday (5/23). Whity and Beware of a Holy Whore play this Saturday (5/24), while Petra Von Kant returns for that day and a Sunday (5/25) engagement.

4765Anthology Film Archives

The mad genius of Jerry Lewis is presented on 35mm, with showings of Which Way to the Front?, Hardly Working, and One More Time made available for this weekend.

Jean Cocteau‘s The Blood of a Poet screens Friday (5/23), while Orpheus will play on Saturday (5/24) and Sunday (5/25).

A program of experimental animation from Len Lye play on Sunday.

Museum of the Moving Image

“Mizoguchi,” still, Friday (5/23) bringing A Geisha and Saturday (5/24) seeing presentations of The Famous Sword Bijomaru, Portrait of Madame Yuki, and Osaka Elegy. On Sunday (5/25), all four hours of The 47 Ronin will play, Keanu Reeves-free.

“See It Big! Science Fiction” wraps up with a 35mm presentation of Ken Russell‘s Altered States on Sunday.

ShadowsMuseum of Modern Art

In a lineup worthy of this great series, Cassavetes, Kurosawa, Étaix, Antonioni and more screen under “An Auteurist History of Film Reprise, Part 2.”

Explore a little-seen German voice in the series “Christoph Schlingensief.”

IFC Center

A print of Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home plays at midnight all weekend. Purple Rain can be seen at the same time.

HawksScarface plays before noon.

5035141020aFilm Forum

A new restoration of Joseph Losey‘s Accident, scripted by Harold Pinter, will screen throughout the weekend.

A program of Mr. Magoo shorts plays on Sunday (5/25), via both 35mm and digital. For the kids!

Nitehawk Cinema

Psycho screens at midnight this Friday and Saturday (5/23, 5/24), fittingly under the “Ask Me About My Mother” banner.

For “Cheeky Monkeys,” The Phantom Tollbooth will play Saturday and Sunday (5/25) afternoon, complete with brunch.

BAMCinématek

For “Film Africa,” one can #WatchAfricanCinema with a showing of César Paes and Marie-Clémence PaesAngano, Angano on Saturday (5/24).

What are your weekend watching plans?

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