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The Straight Story

Directed by David Lynch

“Walt Disney presents...a film by David Lynch.” Stranger words have perhaps never opened an American film, but the belief in

Camera Shy

Directed by Mark Sawers

Larry (Nicolas Wright) is an unprincipled city councilman who doesn’t mind a little fraud and infidelity if it advances his

Thu, Dec 28

42nd Street

Directed by Lloyd Bacon, Busby Berkeley

During the early 1930s, Warner Bros. churned out a series of “backstage musicals” featuring complex choreography by the legendary Busby

It’s a Gift

Directed by Norman McLeod

By 1934, W.C. Fields was at the top of his game, enormously popular in the US after a long string

Junk

Directed by Kevin Hamedani

Kaveh and Raul are two B-movie co-writers who have suffered a bitter falling out. Kaveh has lost his girlfriend and

Fri, Dec 29

Gold Diggers of 1933

Directed by Mervyn LeRoy, Busby Berkeley

Busby Berkeley’s second of three “backstage musicals” for Warner Bros. in 1933 was the fabled Gold Diggers of 1933, which

La traversée de Paris

Directed by Claude Autant-Lara

One of the first films to criticize, albeit humorously, the less than patriotic behavior of some French citizens during World

The Golden Coach

Directed by Jean Renoir

Renoir's 18th-century comic fantasy is a valentine to the theater and the music of Vivaldi, starring the larger-than-life Anna Magnani.

Sat, Dec 30

Footlight Parade

Directed by Lloyd Bacon, Busby Berkeley

Busby Berkeley’s last of three “backstage musicals” made at Warner Bros. in 1933 is the delightful, somewhat overshadowed Footlight Parade,

Afterlife

Directed by Virág Zomborácz

Mózes, a rather neurotic young man in his twenties, is unable to meet his domineering father’s expectations. So when his

Daisies

Directed by Vera Chytilova

One of the most anarchic films of all time, Vera Chytilová’s absurdist farce follows the misadventures of two bored but

Living is Easy With Eyes Closed

Directed by David Trueba

Beatles fans will recognize the title from the lyrics in “Strawberry Fields Forever,” which John Lennon wrote while in southern