Godard’s first in color and ’Scope (and his nearest approximation of a musical), A WOMAN IS A WOMAN offers cinematic in-jokes and anarchic humor galore in the tale of an afternoon stripper (Anna Karina) caught between boyfriend Jean-Claude Brialy, hanger-on Jean-Paul Belmondo and her desire for a child. It's followed by Godard's B&W portrait of youth and sex, MASCULINE FEMININE, starring Jean-Pierre Léaud and pop singer Chantal Goya.
Double Feature! New Swiss Films! Filmmakers In Person!
Set in the 19th-century, THE BLACK BROTHERS follows a group of young Swiss chimney sweeps working in Milan as they rally to escape back to their homeland; a discussion with director Xavier Koller follows. In LOVELY LOUISE, a middle-aged taxi driver and his once-famous elderly mother are roused from their routine when an American turns up at the Zurich home they share; a Q&A with director Bettina Oberli and director of photography Stéphane Kuthy will follow.
Master filmmaker Stanley Kubrick’s mind-blowing meditation on the inherent dangers (and wonders) of technology, the limitless vistas of space, and the future of the human race must be seen on the big screen to be believed.
Peter O’Toole’s first turn as Henry II sees the king immersed in a complicated friendship with the Archbishop of Canterbury (Richard Burton). This exquisitely mounted historical drama earned a dozen Oscar nominations, including a win for Edward Anhalt’s adapted screenplay.
Director James Mangold joins us for a 3/10 screening of western 3:10 TO YUMA, his riveting remake of the 1957 classic, starring Christian Bale as a wounded Civil War vet seeking reward for turning in thief Russell Crowe.
Los Angeles Premiere! Director Kate Geis & Dancers In Person!
This fascinating documentary offers a rare glimpse at acclaimed American choreographer Paul Taylor's creative process as he and his dance company stage a new work. The film's director Kate Geis will participate in a discussion after the screening, where audience members can enter for a chance to win passes to a Paul Taylor Dance Company performance at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion!