Our tribute to director Budd Boetticher concludes with this double feature. BULLFIGHTER AND THE LADY stars Robert Stack as a brash American entering the traditional world of Mexican toreros. Then, RIDE LONESOME stars Randolph Scott as a sheriff turned bounty hunter. Introduction by author Jeremy Arnold.
Our salute to movie con artists concludes with this European-flavored double feature. In Wim Wenders' THE AMERICAN FRIEND, a dying frame maker is talked into becoming a hit man. In the comedy THE STORY OF A CHEAT, writer-director Sacha Guitry stars as a man who learns from an early age that honesty is not always the best policy.
The hit New York comedy comes to Santa Monica for a limited engagement, July 29 - 31, 2016, in this outrageous evening of jokes, songs, hysterical routines and one-liners. This is not an American Cinematheque event. Tickets and more information are available here or by calling 1-844-448-7469.
Our tribute to director Michael Cimino begins with this elegiac Western starring Kris Kristofferson as a sheriff caught between rich landowners and new homesteaders in 1890s Wyoming. Introduction by F.X. Feeney.
Made shortly before his death, this sci-fi thriller offers a rare chance to see noted German director Rainer Werner Fassbinder in a starring role, as a leopardskin-clad police lieutenant called in to investigate a bomb threat against an all-powerful corporation in a dystopian future.