Director Fred Schepisi joins us to introduce 1987's ROXANNE, with Steve Martin as a (then) modern-day Cyrano de Bergerac and Daryl Hannah as the titular beauty he's enlisted to help seduce, and a 30th anniversary screening of provoking sci-fi drama ICEMAN.
WORLDS BUILT TO ORDER: ART DIRECTORS GUILD FILM SOCIETY SERIES 2014
Join us as we celebrate the film legacy of John Gabriel Beckman and examine some of his finest murals created for movie palaces such as Grauman’s Chinese Theater and the Avalon Ballroom in Catalina. Charlie Chaplin's black comedy MONSIEUR VERDOUX, with designs by Beckman, will screen.
GRIT AND WHIMSY V: THE BEST OF RECENT BELGIAN CINEMA
If you have never seen BARAKA, one of the Cinematheque’s favorite movies, this is another chance to experience one of the most visually awesome films ever made. Inspired by the Sufi word meaning "breath of life," BARAKA is a mind-expanding, spiritual journey around the globe.
Perhaps the best-received of Godfrey Reggio’s works, KOYANNISQATSI has a massive cult following and has influenced filmmakers and filmgoers alike. Philip Glass’ stunning score accompanies Reggio’s exploration of the idea that we don’t live with nature any longer - we live off of it.
Peter O'Toole stars as the charismatic British Army officer who helped spark the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire during WWI. Director David Lean's masterpiece is lensed to perfection by Freddie Young and set to Maurice Jarre's majestic score - see it on the big screen in 70mm as it was meant to be seen!