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Case of the Mondays

  • September 3, 2017 — October 23, 2017

This revolving, ongoing series of classic films and cutting-edge new work will get you moving into the week. On first Mondays, we offer a selection of classic American films both independently-produced and studio-made; second Mondays are the time for experimental cinema in all its various modes; on third Mondays, we screen essential foreign films from all over the world; finally, on fourth Mondays, we focus on documentary new and old.

Mon, Sep 25

In Pursuit of Silence

Directed by Patrick Shen

Few documentaries (or feature narratives, for that matter), are as meditative and deeply engrossing as In Pursuit of Silence, Shen’s

Mon, Oct 2

Killer of Sheep

Directed by Charles Burnett

Made as the thesis film for his Master’s degree from UCLA, Burnett’s piercing yet tender look into post-’68 African-American life

Mon, Oct 9

Sixty Six

Directed by Lewis Klahr

Los Angeles based collage film artist Klahr, whose vital work has unfolded over the last thirty years, has made the

Mon, Oct 16

Playtime

Directed by Jacques Tati

Jacques Tati made a fitfully long career out of diagnosing and then holding a mirror to normative tendencies in French

Mon, Oct 23

Night School

Directed by Andrew Cohn

Following three adult students—Melissa, Shynika, and Greg—through their year in a high school diploma program in Indianapolis, Cohn’s tender, empathetic

By the Time it Gets Dark

Directed by Anocha Suwichakornpong

One of the most thrillingly assured experimental works of the last several years, Anocha Suwichakornpong’s second feature (following 2009’s Mundane

Double Indemnity

Directed by Billy Wilder

Wilder’s prototypical film noir, featuring the archetypal femme fatale in Barbara Stanwyck’s chilling Phyllis Dietrichson, is one of the most

La chinoise

Directed by Jean-Luc Godard

Starring French New Wave icons Jean-Pierre Léaud (The 400 Blows), Anne Wiazemsky (Au Hasard Balthazar, Weekend), and Juliet Berto (Celine