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January 11, 2019 – January 13, 2019

Classical Hollywood’s first actress-turned-director, Ida Lupino is mostly known for her social-problem pictures, but she created a wide variety of work from film noir to melodrama— here we present three new restorations of exemplary films from her remarkable career. “People are tired of having the wool pulled over their eyes. They pay out good money for their theatre tickets and they want something in return. They want realism. And you can’t be realistic with the same glamorous mugs on the screen all the time.”—Ida Lupino

Not Wanted

Directed by Ida Lupino, Elmer Clifton

This atmospheric noir focuses on a bored young waitress (Sally Forrest) who follows a suave musician (Leo Penn) on the

The Bigamist

Directed by Ida Lupino

A mid-American-Dream film about secret polygamy, The Bigamist is one of the classic noir cycle’s most overtly homebound films. Harry

The Hitch-Hiker

Directed by Ida Lupino

One of Lupino’s fiercest, most to-the-point films is The Hitch-Hiker, a slim tale of a fishing trip gone horribly awry.