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.


Alain Corneau’s Série noire has been restored and brought to screens. See the trailer here.

Welcome to Metrograph: A to Z” has a stacked weekend of Antonioni, Tashlin and more.

House, Mulholland Dr., and Fantastic Planet play late-night, while The Black Stallion screens early.

Film at Lincoln Center

A number of new restorations and revivals play throughout the 57th New York Film Festival including Luis Buñuel’s L’age d’or and Los Olvidados on Sunday night.

Museum of the Moving Image

See It Big! Ghost Stories” continues, with Oshima’s masterful Empire of Passion a highlight.


Robert Aldrich’s The Killing of Sister George plays tonight; Jonas Mekas’ very long Scenes from the Life of Raimund Abraham plays Sunday.

Essential Cinema” includes two Flaherty films and a Hollis Frampton program.


Nightmare Sisters plays at midnight, while Drop Dead Gorgeous screens early.

Film Forum

Fritz Lang’s two-film Indian epic has been restored.

The Dark Crystal plays early.

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