The tale of a magical nanny (Julie Andrews) who brings joy into the lives of the Banks family, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. If you enjoyed last year’s SAVING MR. BANKS with Emma Thompson, see the film that helped inspire its story! The classic musical celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. It is sure to be a Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious afternoon!
Hitchcock's MARY, a 1931 version of his English-language thriller MURDER! made for the German market and shot simultaneously on the same sets, screens along with 1931's class conflict drama THE SKIN GAME. The program will also include a documentary short on François Truffaut and Alfred Hitchcock's discussion about the filming of MURDER! and MARY.
THE FRENCH NEW GENERATION
Director Yann Gonzalez & M83's Anthony Gonzalez In Person! Free to Members!
Throughout the year, the American Cinematheque will spotlight a new generation of independent French filmmakers who've all made remarkable impressions at the most recent Cannes Film Festival, beginning with Yann Gonzalez, who will join us with his feature debut YOU AND THE NIGHT alongside Anthony Gonzalez of M83 who provided the score. A young couple invite a dream team to their place for an orgy - the Stud, the Star, the Slut and the Teen - and the partygoers end up baring their souls as well as their bodies.
Britain’s first talkie (the silent version screened in our Hitchcock series earlier this year), BLACKMAIL puts Anny Ondra and police detective boyfriend John Longden to the test after a man is killed in self-defense and a blackmailer threatens to spin it as murder. It's followed by another ultra-rare early talkie from Hitch, MURDER!, where a juror browbeaten into a guilty homicide verdict who decides to investigate the condemned woman’s case on his own.
Join us as we salute the Santa Monica Bicycle Expo Expo with an evening of movies on bikes! Exciting 1977 documentary A SUNDAY IN HELL profiles the annual Paris–Roubaix bicycle race and is followed by 1979's BREAKING AWAY, starring Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, and Jackie Earle Haley as teens growing up in Indiana, one of whom sees cycling as his way out of obscurity.