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.


Queer ’90s” continues with the likes of Basic Instinct, The Crying Game, and Priscilla.

Films from George Cukor and Azazel Jacobs can be seen on Friday.

The Disney documentary Oceans plays this Saturday; Allan Dwan’s The Inside Story screens this Sunday.

citizenfourAnthology Film Archives

A series on voyeurism and surveillance brings Citizenfour, Haroun Farocki’s Prison Images, Tearoom, and John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s rarely screened Rape.

Jonas Mekas on Saturday and Sunday, respectively, with Walden and Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania.

Museum of the Moving Image

The Kieślowski retrospective continues with the likes of Blind Chance and No End.

Cléo from 5 to 7 screens on Sunday.

Polanski-Macbeth-posterMuseum of Modern Art

Get an unconventional view of Shakespeare with “Breaking Bard,” including Michael Almereyda’s Hamlet, Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet, and Polanski’s Macbeth.

A retrospective of the Soviet director Marlen Khutsiev continues.

Film Society of Lincoln Center

NYFF Revivals offers Jacques Rivette shorts on Saturday and Edward Yang’s Taipei Story this Sunday.

Film Forum

The restoration of Marlon Brando’s One-Eyed Jacks will begin running.

A print of It’s a Gift screens on Sunday morning.

Nitehawk Cinema

Audition and a print of Last House on the Left have midnight showings, while Les Diaboliques plays before noon.


A Peter Brooks retrospective will run, including his Lord of the Flies adaptation.

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