Programs

Film

 
 
Jan 1—Dec 31, 2019
 
 

Presenting classic films, premieres, festivals, and retrospectives, with appearances by filmmakers, actors, and critics.

 
 
 
 
 
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Horror Noire + Tales from the Hood
Film
Horror Noire + Tales from the Hood
Mon, Feb 4, 2019
 
Horror Noire + Tales from the Hood
Mon, Feb 4, 2019
 

Screening alongside the landmark cult classic Tales from the Hood, this new film traces a secret history of black Americans in Hollywood through their century-long connection to the horror genre.

+ Post-screening panel discussion
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Tongues Untied
Film Series
Race, Sex & Cinema: The World of Marlon Riggs
Feb 6—Feb 14, 2019
 
Race, Sex & Cinema: The World of Marlon Riggs
Feb 6—Feb 14, 2019
FILM SERIES
 

A complete retrospective of Marlon Riggs, an artist of extraordinary courage and vision who gave cinematic voice to gay black men and defied a culture of shame to explore issues of race and sexuality in his work.

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Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
Film Series
Programmers’ Notebook: On Love
Feb 14—Feb 21, 2019
 
Programmers’ Notebook: On Love
Feb 14—Feb 21, 2019
FILM SERIES
 

This wide-ranging look at love in all its forms surveys how this most fundamental yet complex of emotions has been explored on-screen by some of cinema’s most perceptive chroniclers of the human condition.

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 Funeral Parade of Roses + The Crying Game
Film Series
Beyond the Canon
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
 
Beyond the Canon
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
FILM SERIES
 

This monthly program challenges the cinema canon by presenting one iconic, highly regarded classic alongside a thematically or stylistically related—and equally brilliant—film traditionally excluded from that discussion.

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Dawn of the Dead
Film Series
Living with the Dead: The Films of George A. Romero
Feb 22—Mar 3, 2019
 
Living with the Dead: The Films of George A. Romero
Feb 22—Mar 3, 2019
FILM SERIES
 

George A. Romero’s all-American nightmares fuse visceral filmmaking with satiric and deadly serious commentaries on race, capitalism, militarism, and the dark side of human nature.

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Mayukh Sen presents Klute
Film Series
Screen Epiphanies
Feb 26—Mar 5, 2019
 
Screen Epiphanies
Feb 26—Mar 5, 2019
FILM SERIES
 

We welcome prominent artistic or cultural figures to present the films that inspired their passion for cinema.

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