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.


Celebrate the von SternbergDietrich pairing with “Blonde Venus,” which brings 35mm showings of Morocco, Shanghai Express, and The Blue Angel.

A print of Chaplin‘s first feature, The Kid, is screening on Sunday.

Museum of Modern Art

The Joyless Street, from G.W. Pabst, will start a new weekend of “Vienna Unveiled: A City in Cinema,” which continues with Wohin und zurück: Welcome in Vienna, The Uppercrust, The Robber, and Scorpio.

Meanwhile, “The Aesthetics of Shadow, Part 2: Europe and America” brings Dreyer‘s Vampyr, Flesh and the Devil, Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans, and another showing of von Sternberg‘s The Blue Angel,

Film Forum

“Tout Truffaut” offers three of the director’s best films over a three-day stretch, starting with The Bride Wore Black on Friday (4/4), continuing with Stolen Kisses on Saturday (4/5), and ending with Mississippi Mermaid this Sunday (4/6).

Best Picture winner Oliver! plays Sunday morning.

Anthology Film Archives

WSB 100: William S. Burroughs on Film” celebrates the author’s unique contribution to cinema.

A program of Kenneth Anger shorts, all on 16 or 35mm, is being held this Saturday (4/5).

IFC Center

The Shining, Body Double, The Silence of the Lambs, and Wild Things are their late-night offerings for this weekend.

A Fish Called Wanda can be seen, on 35mm, early in the day.

Nitehawk Cinema

A League of Their Own and Masters of the Universe are the latest brunch screenings.

Scarface and Evil Come, Evil Go play at midnight for Friday and Saturday (4/4, 4/5).

What are your weekend watching plans?

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