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Film Series

Chaplin in 35mm

Aug 9—Aug 12, 2013

"The only genius to come out of the movie industry" (George Bernard Shaw), Charlie Chaplin gave cinema some of its most poignant, outlandish, and indelible images. A performer of balletic grace, he balanced never-topped comedic set pieces with moments of soulful vulnerability. Behind the camera, he was the ultimate auteur: a writer-director-producer-actor-editor-composer, whose exacting standards could yield that rarest of results: true moviegoing perfection. All films directed by and starring Chaplin.

City Lights

This silent masterpiece features one of the greatest final scenes in cinema.

Fri, Aug 9, 2013
Modern Times

Charlie Chaplin’s hilarious send-up of the modern industrialized world.

Sat, Aug 10, 2013
The Great Dictator

Chaplin’s first sound film is a triumphantly pro-humanist, Nazi-skewering satire.

Sun, Aug 11, 2013
A King in New York

Chaplin’s penultimate feature is a satire of and poignant paean to America.

Mon, Aug 12, 2013