BAMcinématek welcomes back critics Nick Pinkerton and Nicolas Rapold for their peripatetic series of unsung cinematic gems, paired for your delectation. Both screenings will be introduced by Pinkerton and Rapold.
Critics Nick Pinkerton and Nicolas Rapold salute the 1950s film work of Don Weis.
A short, sharp noir from low-budget, B-movie pioneer Monogram Pictures.
This hypnotic snapshot of 1990s Lower East Side chronicles the life of a tape bootlegger.
John Garfield and Patricia Neal star in this version of Hemingway’s To Have and Have Not.
Claire Denis’ second feature is an intuitively felt portrait of self-destruction.
Sam Neill stars in the capstone of John Carpenter’s Apocalypse Trilogy.
Deconstructing the myth of his own wild man persona, this film is Abel Ferrara’s 8½.