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Beyond the Canon

 
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Feb 22—Apr 4, 2020
 
   
 
 
 
 
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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: The Man Who Envied Women + Naked
Beyond the Canon: The Man Who Envied Women + Naked
Canceled
 
Beyond the Canon: The Man Who Envied Women + Naked
Canceled
 

Yvonne Rainer’s fascinating chronicle of the fallout of a breakup from a distinctly female perspective and Mike Leigh’s controversial character study of a misogynistic drifter in London.

+ The Man Who Envied Women will screen first, followed by Naked
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Ida Lupino and Terrence Malick turn shocking 1950s true crime sagas into pulp poetry.

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

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

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