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Wim Wenders: Portraits Along the Road

Friday, August 28 - Thursday, September 24, 2015

  • World Premiere of New 4K Restoration of THE STATE OF THINGS
  • NYC Premiere of PALERMO SHOOTING, Followed by Book Signing of the new Written in the West, Revisited and other titles
  • Sneak Preview of Wenders’s new EVERY THING WILL BE FINE
  • US Theatrical Premiere Engagement of A TRICK OF THE LIGHT
  • In-Depth Conversations with Wenders on Music and 3D Filmmaking, with Special Student Pricing
  • Rare Shows of Newly Restored Director’s Cut of UNTIL THE END OF THE WORLD
  • First NYC Weeklong Runs in Decades of ALICE IN THE CITIES, THE GOALIE’S ANXIETY AT THE PENALTY KICK, and KINGS OF THE ROAD, All in New Restorations
  • New Restorations of Masterworks PARIS, TEXAS and WINGS OF DESIRE and Acclaimed Documentaries TOKYO-GA and NOTEBOOK ON CITIES AND CLOTHES

A career-spanning retrospective of one of the great masters of contemporary cinema, from groundbreaking early work like ALICE IN THE CITIES and KINGS OF THE ROAD, through international successes PARIS, TEXAS and WINGS OF DESIRE to recent documentaries BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB, PINA and more. Featuring new restorations of many long-unavailable titles, and in-person appearances by Wenders and others.

Ranging from early shorts to a sneak preview of his newest film, EVERY THING WILL BE FINE, the program includes 22 features and 6 short films, fiction and documentary, with major new restorations, weeklong runs, premieres of work unseen in New York, in-depth conversations with the filmmaker and multiple post-screening discussions

A related exhibition of international posters of Wenders’s films is on display in the Posteritati gallery at IFC Center, on our second floor.

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