Weekend Classics

Milestone Films: 20 for 20

Milestone Films: 20 for 20

Friday, November 12 - Sunday, March 27, 2011

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A 20-week tribute for the 20th anniversary of the famed independent distributor.


Rocco and his Brothers

Rocco and his Brothers

Friday, November 12 - Sunday, November 14, 2010
The uncut and uncensored 180-minute version of Luchino Visconti's masterpiece! A chronicle of family loyalty and disintegration, it is one of the most powerful and emotionally charged movies ever made.... more...



The Edge of the World

The Edge of the World

Friday, November 19 - Sunday, November 21, 2010
Playing with Powell's short An Airman's Letter to his Mother! Two families living on a remote island off the coast of Scotland, the Mansons and the Grays, are united by friendship... more...



Killer of Sheep

Killer of Sheep

Wednesday, November 24 - Sunday, November 28, 2010
One of the most famous and acclaimed films by an African-American filmmaker, KILLER OF SHEEP was one of the first 50 films to be selected for the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry and was chosen... more...



The Trial

The Trial

Friday, December 3 - Sunday, December 5, 2010
"Say what you like, but THE TRIAL is the best film I ever made." —Orson Welles But for years, no one could even consider this bold statement due to the poor, dupey, grainey, barely legible prints... more...



The Wide Blue Road

The Wide Blue Road

Friday, December 10 - Sunday, December 12, 2010
THE WIDE BLUE ROAD (La Grande Strada Azzurra), is a remarkable debut feature directed by Gillo Pontecorvo, famed for The Battle of Algiers (1966) and BURN! (1969), only now receiving... more...



Two Friends

Two Friends

Friday, December 17 - Sunday, December 19, 2010
Playing with Campion's rare short "Mishaps of Seduction and Conquest" (15 min.)! TWO FRIENDS, the first feature film by Academy Award® winner Jane Campion (Sweetie, An... more...



Bon Voyage and Aventure Malgache

Bon Voyage and Aventure Malgache

Friday, June 29 - Sunday, July 1, 2012
Bon Voyage and Aventure Malgache are taut, absorbing dramas of wartime espionage and murder, made in 1944 to aid the war effort. But when British government officials saw the films, directed... more...



The Adventures of Prince Achmed

The Adventures of Prince Achmed

Thursday, December 30 - Sunday, January 2, 2011
When THE ADVENTURES OF PRINCE ACHMED premiered in Germany on September 23, 1926 it was hailed as the first full-length animated film. More than seventy-five years later, this enchanting film still stands... more...



The Exiles

The Exiles

Friday, January 7 - Sunday, January 9, 2011
Playing with Mackenzie's rarely screened short film BUNKER HILL! Selected for the 2008 Berlin International Film Festival, THE EXILES (1961) is an incredible feature film by Kent MacKenzie... more...



I Am Cuba

I Am Cuba

Friday, January 14 - Monday, January 17, 2011
Started only a week after the Cuban missile crisis and designed to be Cuba’s answer to both Sergei Eisenstein’s propaganda masterpiece, Potemkin and Jean-Luc Godard’s freewheeling romance,... more...



Maborosi

Maborosi

Friday, January 21 - Sunday, January 23, 2011
One of the finest films of the decade, Hirokazu kore-eda's first feature film MABOROSI is a story of love, loss, and ultimately, regeneration. Haunted by the mysterious loss of her grandmother many... more...



Piccadilly

Piccadilly

Friday, January 28 - Sunday, January 30, 2011
E.A. (Varieté) Dupont's PICCADILLY, the 1929 silent masterpiece brilliantly restored by the British Film Institute, stars the sultry Anna May Wong in her greatest role. After many years of... more...



Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

Friday, February 4 - Sunday, February 6, 2011
Banned for years and then shown with a very poor quality soundtrack, John Huston's LET THERE BE LIGHT was always highly regarded but a bit difficult to watch. Now with fully restored sound (by Chace Audio)... more...



Beyond the Rocks

Beyond the Rocks

Friday, February 11 - Sunday, February 13, 2011
Beyond the Rocks, the silent romance starring film legends Gloria Swanson and Rudolph Valentino was long considered one of the great "lost" films from the Hollywood golden age, only a one-minute fragment... more...



I’m Going Home

I’m Going Home

Friday, February 18 - Monday, February 21, 2011
With I'M GOING HOME, the legendary Manoel de Oliveira, at the age of 93, has created his masterpiece. The critics have already acclaimed it as one of the finest films of the decade. Warm, funny, humane... more...



On the Bowery

On the Bowery

Friday, February 25 - Sunday, February 27, 2011
ON THE BOWERY was the first of Lionel Rogosin’s award-winning films, garnering the Grand Prize for Documentary at the 1956 Venice Film Festival, the British Award for Best Documentary... more...



Araya

Araya

Friday, March 4 - Sunday, March 6, 2011
The story of ARAYA is the stuff of legend: a half-century ago, this gorgeous tone poem of the otherworldly salt marshes of Venezuela dazzled Cannes, sharing a prize with Hiroshima, Mon Amour and earning... more...



The Mystery of Picasso

The Mystery of Picasso

Friday, March 11 - Sunday, March 13, 2011
Like a matador confronting a bull, the artist approaches his easel, his eyes blazing. As he wields his brush, we see through the canvas as the artwork unfolds, erupts, dances into being before our eyes.... more...



Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East?

Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East?

Friday, March 18 - Sunday, March 20, 2011
Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East? has been acclaimed by critics and audiences throughout the world as a film of remarkable power and beauty. In a remote mountain monastery above a bustling city,... more...



Word Is Out

Word Is Out

Friday, March 25 - Sunday, March 27, 2011
In 1978, Word is Out: Stories of Some of Our Lives startled audiences across the country when it appeared in movie theaters and on television. The first feature-length documentary about lesbian and gay... more...





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