American actress Gena Rowlands is tributed with a retrospective including collaborations with John Cassavetes, Seymour Cassel, and Woody Allen and appears in person with a double feature of GLORIA and MINNIE AND MOSKOWITZ!
The movies came of age around the same time as the automobile; there have been car chases since the silent era. But there was something special about the 1970s, when the high-speed pursuit was elevated to an art form. Join us for a tribute to these speed demons, including THE FRENCH CONNECTION, VANISHING POINT, the original GONE IN 60 SECONDS, and THE CAR, plus 2014's NIGHTCRAWLER which serves as a worthy successor to these car-chase classics!
Discover the best of 2014's foreign-language cinema this week with screenings of the five films nominated for Best Foreign Language Film Golden Globe at the Aero Theatre. Then meet the filmmakers at a free panel discussion at the Egyptian Theatre!
The nominees are FORCE MAJEURE (Sweden), GETT: THE TRIAL OF VIVIANE AMSALEM (Israel), IDA (Poland/Denmark) LEVIATHAN (Russia) and TANGERINES (Estonia).
This year’s holiday series gets a decidedly nontraditional start with Beyond Fest copresenting the notorious Christmas horror films SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT and CHRISTMAS EVIL - but there's also plenty of classic fare, including 3 screenings of IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE! Cinematheque favorites ELF and a pre-New-Years-Eve screening of THE POSEIDON ADVENTURE are also included.
Comedy fans may know him best for TV appearances as lower-class British housewives, Spanish Inquisitors or naked organists. But Terry Jones’ work behind the camera is just as memorable as his Monty Python characters. He joins us in person for screenings of MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL, MONTY PYTHON’S THE MEANING OF LIFE, LIFE OF BRIAN and ERIK THE VIKING.
Christopher Nolan has the rare ability to attract and challenge audiences at the same time. Join us for a retrospective of his films, including MEMENTO, INSOMNIA and THE DARK NIGHT trilogy, and a 70mm screening of INTERSTELLAR with Christopher Nolan in person!