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Beyond the Canon

 
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Feb 16—Sep 14, 2019
 
   
 
 
 
 
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It is no secret that the cinema canon has historically skewed toward lionizing the white, male auteur. This monthly series seeks to question that history and broaden horizons by pairing one much-loved, highly regarded, canonized classic with a thematically or stylistically-related—and equally brilliant—work by a filmmaker traditionally excluded from that discussion.


 
Beyond the Canon: Wadjda + Alice in the Cities
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Beyond the Canon: Wadjda + Alice in the Cities
Sat, Aug 31, 2019
 
Beyond the Canon: Wadjda + Alice in the Cities
Sat, Aug 31, 2019
 

Trailblazing Saudi director Haifaa Al-Mansour and road movie king Wim Wenders see the world through the eyes of spirited young girls.

+ Wadjda will play first, followed by Alice in the Cities
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Beyond the Canon: Invisible Adversaries + Invasion of the Body Snatchers
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Beyond the Canon: Invisible Adversaries + Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Sat, Sep 14, 2019
 
Beyond the Canon: Invisible Adversaries + Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Sat, Sep 14, 2019
 

Aliens invade in Austrian multimedia visionary Valie Export’s avant-garde feminist provocation screens alongside a 1970s science fiction classic.

+ Invisible Adversaries will screen first, followed by Invasion of the Body Snatchers
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 Funeral Parade of Roses + The Crying Game
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Beyond the Canon: Funeral Parade of Roses + The Crying Game
 

Touchstones of transgender representation from 1960s Japan and the 1990s multiplex.

Sat, Feb 16, 2019
 
 
The fIts + hanging picnic rock
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Beyond The Canon: The Fits + Picnic at Hanging Rock
 

Mesmerizing and mysterious visions of female adolescence.

Sat, Mar 30, 2019
 
 
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Beyond The Canon: Sidewalk Stories + The Kid
 

Chaplin’s silent comedy classic and a brilliantly inventive homage to it set in 1980s New York.

Sun, Apr 28, 2019
 
 
Beyond the Canon: Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling + All That Jazz
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Beyond the Canon: Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling + All That Jazz
 

On-screen exorcisms from Richard Pryor and Bob Fosse.

Sat, May 18, 2019
 
 
Beyond the Canon: Touki Bouki + Breathless
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Beyond the Canon: Touki Bouki + Breathless
 

Godard’s New Wave landmark screens with Senegalese master Djibril Diop Mambéty’s cinematic odyssey.

Sat, Jun 29, 2019
 
 
Beyond the Canon: 3 by Maya Deren + Mulholland Drive
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Beyond the Canon: 3 by Maya Deren + Mulholland Drive
 

A consciousness-bending double bill from two icons of the American avant-garde.

Sun, Jul 28, 2019
 
 
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Beyond the Canon 2018
 

This monthly series challenges the white, male bias of the traditional auteurist canon.

Feb 10—Nov 24, 2018
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