Special Screenings

  • November 20, 2016 — December 30, 2016
The Commissar

The Commissar

Directed by Aleksandr Askoldov

Filmed in 1966 but kept from release for two decades by the authorities, The Commissar is unquestionably one of the most important


The Anonymous People

Directed by Greg D. Williams

Addiction to drugs and alcohol is one of America’s most most prevalent yet ignored social and public health issues. Misunderstood


Generation Found

Directed by Jeff Reilly

Focused on alternative methods to teen drug addiction and recovery in Houston, Generation Found offers a roadmap for communities looking


Kate Plays Christine

Directed by Robert Greene

A gripping, non-fiction psychological thriller, Robert Greene’s film follows actress Kate Lyn Sheil (House of Cards, The Girlfriend Experience, Listen



Directed by Juzo Itami

Director Juzo Itami described his oddball “ramen western” comedy as “about people in a situation where sex and eating are

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Directed by D.W. Griffith

Made the year after his controversial The Birth of a Nation as an answer his critics, Griffith's epic Intolerance remains



Directed by Luchino Visconti

One of Luchino Visconti’s (The Leopard, Death in Venice) little seen films—not in distribution in the US—Bellissima is a sly


Color Correction

Directed by Margaret Honda

Tuesday, December 13 @ 7:30 pm

Created entirely from color-timing tapes (the unseen shadow of a release print) of an unnamed Hollywood studio film, Color Correction


Night Two: Interaction of Formats

Directed by Richard Serra, Phyllis Baldino, Joshua Bonetta, George Barber

Thursday, December 15 @ 7:30 pm

This program features four kindred films with colo(u)r as their focus, featuring a student of color theorist Josef Albers (Richard


La Notte

Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni

Friday, December 16 @ 8 pm

Winner of the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, the second film in Antonioni’s existential trilogy, produced between L’Avventura

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Don’t Blink: Robert Frank

Directed by Laura Israel

Friday, December 16 @ 6 pm

“The life and work of Robert Frank—as a photographer and a filmmaker—are so intertwined that they’re one in the same,



Directed by Robert Bresson

Wednesday, December 21 @ 7 pm

Robert Bresson’s final film, made when he was 82, is a modern adaptation of Tolstoy’s turn of the century story


The Red Shoes

Directed by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger

Tuesday, December 27 @ 7 pm

One of the masterpieces of British and musical, cinema, Powell and Pressburger’s backstage love story is a rhapsody of color,


The Tales of Hoffmann

Directed by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger

Wednesday, December 28 @ 7 pm

Martin Scorsese’s Film Foundation and the British Film Archive teamed up for this dazzling digital restoration of one of the