Since any New York 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 Brian De Palma retrospective has its best weekend yet: Carlito’s Way and Raising Cain on Friday; Body Double and Femme Fatale on Saturday; and, this Sunday, Mission: Impossible, Snake Eyes, and the underseen, Paul Schrader-penned Obsession.

A program of Chuck Jones shorts plays on Saturday; Party Husband screens this Sunday.

Flowers-of-Shanghai_poster_goldposter_com_2Museum of Modern Art

One of the world’s greatest cinematographers, Mark Lee Ping-Bing, is celebrated in a retrospective that includes Hou Hsiao-hsien‘s Flowers of Shanghai and Dust in the Wind, as well as a conversation with him this Saturday.

Museum of the Moving Image

The Hong Sang-soo retrospective comes to an end as In Another Country plays on Friday, HaHaHa and Our Sunhi on Saturday, and Nobody’s Daughter Haewon with Hill of Freedom this Sunday.

In promotion of Les Cowboys, also playing, and a 60th anniversary, The Searchers screens on Saturday and Sunday.

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Prints of Nicolas Winding Refn‘s Pusher trilogy screen on Friday.

A print of Alfonso Cuarón‘s A Little Princess plays before noon.

The madness of Lawrence Kasdan‘s Dreamcatcher (on 35mm!) leads the pack of midnight showings, which also includes The Holy Mountain and Taxi Driver.

Film Forum

The Passionate Thief, I Knew Her Well, and Lubitsch‘s Heaven Can Wait all play this weekend.

See Chaplin‘s The Kid on Sunday morning.

dovzhenko-earthAnthology Film Archive

Three programs highlighting filmmaker Jeff Krulik screen on Saturday and Sunday. The former day also offers work from Maya Deren.

Dovzhenko‘s Earth and Arsenal can be seen this Sunday.

Nitehawk Cinema

In a horrors-of-the-world display, Eraserhead and the Andrew Dice Clay concert movie Dice Rules play at midnight.

The Diceman once more! Renny Harlin! 35mm! The Adventures of Ford Fairlane plays before noon on Saturday and Sunday.

Sunshine Cinema

Tootsie plays at midnight this Friday and Saturday.

What are you watching this weekend?

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