Contempt (1963) – 60th Anniversary Restoration
Directed by Jean-Luc Godard and starring Brigitte Bardot, “Contempt” delves into the complexities of artistic compromise and strained love as a playwright’s relationship unravels during a film project.
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Steven Spielberg’s enchanting touch shines in “ET,” as a young Henry Thomas befriends a stranded extraterrestrial, leading to an emotional journey to reunite the alien with his home, touching hearts across generations.
A carefree young drifter arrives in Las Vegas to become a dancer and sets about clawing her way to the top of the Vegas showgirls.
The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
Wes Anderson’s signature style and an ensemble cast including Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston, and Gwyneth Paltrow elevate “The Royal Tenenbaums,” a quirky family saga that confronts past wounds with both humor and poignancy.
Four Laurel & Hardy Comedy Shorts with Live Piano by Bruce Vogt
Join us for a laughter-filled matinee program of four newly-restored short comedies by Laurel & Hardy, accompanied by a live soundtrack performed by pianist & teacher Bruce Vogt.
The Wind (1928) + The Frozen North (1922) with Live Piano By Bruce Vogt
One of Lillian Gish’s greatest films, preceded by a Buster Keaton comedy short. A frail young woman from the east moves in with her cousin in the west, where she causes tension within the family and is slowly driven mad.
The Doom Generation (1995)
Two troubled teens pick up an adolescent drifter, and the threesome embark on a sex-and-violence-filled journey through an America of psychos and quickie marts.
Oppenheimer (with on-screen captions)
During World War II, Lt. Gen. Leslie Groves Jr. appoints physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer to work on the top-secret Manhattan Project. Oppenheimer and a team of scientists spend years developing and designing the atomic bomb. Their work comes to fruition on July 16, 1945, as they witness the world’s first nuclear explosion, forever changing the course of history.
Stop Making Sense (1983) – 40th Anniversary Restoration
Considered by critics as the greatest concert film of all time, the live performance was shot over the course of three nights at Hollywood’s Pantages Theater in December of 1983 and features Talking Heads’ most memorable songs.
A schoolgirl and six of her classmates travel to her aunt’s country home, which turns out to be haunted.
A Fellini Masterclass with Frank Burke
Immerse yourself in Federico Fellini’s cinematic world, guided by renowned Italian film scholar Frank Burke. October 15 – November 26: Uncover Fellini’s life and artistry through engaging lectures and cinema screenings of six timeless films, gaining deep insights into his influence on global cinema.
Battle Royale (2000)
In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill one another under the revolutionary “Battle Royale” act.