Great movies don’t have age restrictions, so there’s something for everybody and anybody to enjoy at Playtime, including cats and pratfalls, Tramps and Oncles, a sweet songbook, and Rodents of Unusual Size. Every Saturday and Sunday at 11am—bring the family!
This Weekend: Terry Gilliam's TIME BANDITS
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' year-long 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.
Screening on Monday, 4/23: Vittorio de Sica's SHOESHINE
Through his long, intrepid, and questing career, Makhmalbaf has firmly established himself as one of the giants of New Iranian Cinema, possessed of a rule-breaking, barrier-busting approach to film art evidenced in two of his finest and most daringly defiant films.
Saturday 4/21 and Sunday 4/22 Only
Intimate of Andy Warhol, John Cage, and the Weather Underground, few men lived though and chronicled the tumult of the 1960s and their aftermath as fully as Emile de Antonio: savage satirist, collagist, political polemicist, montage artist, and fiercely independent filmmaker.
An untamed and fiercely independent figure, unreconciled to and still undefeated by the forces of corporatized cinema, Paul Schrader has through his long career remained almost perversely loyal to his guiding preoccupation with the figure of a lonely man wrestling with his soul and with himself, driven towards a moral crucible.