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.
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.