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.

Film Society of Lincoln Center

In honor of David Bowie, Nagisa Oshima‘s Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (on 35mm) and Nicolas Roeg‘s The Man Who Fell to Earth will screen for free on Friday.

Polanski-Macbeth-posterFilm Forum

“Stratford on Houston” bring the Bard to New York, with Richard III, Welles‘ and Polanski‘s Macbeth, The Taming of the Shrew, and Forbidden Planet all showing. Chimes at Midnight also continues.

Museum of Modern Art

How Green Was My Valley leads the pack of MoMA’s “Fashionably Late” series.

Museum of the Moving Image

Johnny Guitar screens on Saturday.

stardust-memories-posterIFC Center

The Studio Ghlibi retrospective winds down with My Neighbor Totoro on Friday, Princess Mononoke on Saturday, and Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind this Sunday. The theatrical run of Only Yesterday continues.

See Stardust Memories on 35mm with pre-noon showings.

Alien, Aliens, Fight Club and a print of Dracula Has Risen from the Grave screen at or near midnight.

Museum of Arts and Design

A 16mm showing of Shirley Clarke‘s rare The Cool World will be held on Friday.

once-upon-a-time-in-china-1991-1Nitehawk Cinema

Tsui Hark‘s Once Upon a Time in China and Tarantino‘s Jackie Brown both show on 35mm this weekend, though the latter is sold-out. (Standby tickets may be available.)

Anthology Film Archives

Canadian 3D horror film The Mask is still playing.

The series devoted to Native American Cinema continues.

Sunshine Cinema

John Carpenter‘s Big Trouble in Little China plays at midnight on Friday and Saturday.

What are you watching this weekend?

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