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Two French 35mm Imports

Two French 35mm Imports

December 7 to December 16
Two extravagantly colorful glories of French cinema, alive with song and dance, here showing the way that they should be seen—in original format 35mm, on imported prints.
Miyazaki at Studio Ghibli

Miyazaki at Studio Ghibli

December 10 to December 31
Alongside our run of the documentary Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki, Metrograph presents a selection of Studio Ghibli films, all directed by Miyazaki.
The Coen Brothers Present

The Coen Brothers Present

December 12
Joel and Ethan Coen and Zoe Kazan in person to present screenings of The Ballad of Buster Scruggs and Raoul Walsh's The Big Trail.
In the Year of the Grifter

In the Year of the Grifter

December 14 to January 2
America and the world have gotten older but no wiser, and yesteryear’s snake oil salesmen and false prophets seeking actual profits give way to a new breed of fakers, art world hustlers like Anna Delvey and born-rich real estate swindlers who turn a long history of bankruptcies into a campaign for public office.
ACADEMY AT METROGRAPH

ACADEMY AT METROGRAPH

December 15
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' residency at Metrograph is a monthly series showcasing film prints from the Academy Film Archive, home to one of the most diverse and extensive motion picture collections in the world. Next screening on December 15: SCROOGED in 35mm with Karen Allen and Carol Kane.
PLAYTIME: Family Matinees

PLAYTIME: Family Matinees

December 15 to December 31
Great movies don’t have age restrictions, so there’s something for everybody and anybody to enjoy at Playtime, including shooting for the stars with the crew of the Thunder Road, meeting the King of the Moon, talking with the animals, and running with the rats of NIMH. Every Saturday and Sunday at 11am—bring the family! This weekend: Joe Dante's EXPLORERS in 35mm.
Bill Duke

Bill Duke

December 15
From playing a regally elegant gay pimp in Paul Schrader’s American Gigolo to anchoring some of the biggest and bloodiest action spectacles of the 1980s, Duke has had an extraordinary career in front of the camera, and a no less unforgettable one behind it—a towering screen presence, of towering accomplishments.
Maira and Alex Kalman Present Sara Berman's Dream Double Feature

Maira and Alex Kalman Present Sara Berman's Dream Double Feature

December 15
At 60, Sara Berman left her husband in the middle of the night with just one suitcase. Saying goodbye to everything she owned, she moved to New York City.
Metrograph Holiday Film Book Fair

Metrograph Holiday Film Book Fair

December 15 to December 16
Metrograph’s Film Book Fair returns for the 2018 holiday season with hundreds of newly acquired vintage cinema books, out-of-print monographs, rare periodicals, and ephemera.
Ed Halter Presents From the Third Eye: The Grove Press Film Division and Evergreen Review

Ed Halter Presents From the Third Eye: The Grove Press Film Division and Evergreen Review

December 16
Publisher Grove Press’s Film Division served as one of the most important independent distributors in the US from the mid-1960s to the early 70s, releasing titles like Vilgot Sjöman’s I Am Curious (Yellow), Jean-Luc Godard’s Weekend, Nagisa Oshima’s Boy and hundreds of other features, documentaries and short subjects. Ed Halter presents two short films from the Grove Press Film Division.
Holidays at Metrograph

Holidays at Metrograph

December 18 to December 31
With so many naughty and nice seasonal movies to choose from, we’ve made an annual tradition of showing the best, and this year we’ve heaped up plenty of seasonal goodies under our tree, from warm-and-cozy silver screen standards to modern masterworks—because chestnuts roasting on an open fire are nice, but there’s no substitute for the glow of the cinema screen.