On the 50th anniversary of Nonesuch Records, BAMcinématek celebrates the label’s commitment to releasing some of film history’s boldest and most memorable music. Showcasing iconic film scores by Philip Glass, John Adams, Georges Delerue, Toru Takemitsu, and more, this series brings Nonesuch’s rich catalogue of soundtracks to the big screen.
Special guest appearances by Philip Glass, Peter Sellars, and John Adams!
Paul Schrader deconstructs the extraordinary life and death of writer Yukio Mishima.
Tilda Swinton gives a tour-de-force performance in this sumptuous soap opera.
Truffaut’s New Wave masterpiece features an unforgettable performance by Jeanne Moreau.
The great chanteur Charles Aznavour stars in Truffaut’s exhilarating ode to film noir.
James Dean gives an iconic performance in Nicholas Ray’s Technicolor opera of teen angst.
A Frenchman is caught up in a 20-year love triangle in Truffaut’s bittersweet romance.
An explosive James Dean stars in Elia Kazan’s masterful adaptation of the Steinbeck novel.
A mom discovers her eight-year-old daughter is a serial killer in this cult classic.
Kirk Douglas leads a Roman slave revolt in Kubrick’s sweeping sword-and-sandals epic.
This gripping samurai epic features a nerve-shredding modernist score by Toru Takemitsu.
A beetle researcher is trapped in the desert in this Kafkaesque tale of sex and sand.
This electrifying retelling of the Orpheus myth is set in Rio de Janeiro during Carnival.
Iconic director Peter Sellars helmed this twisted take on the German silent classic.