Egyptian Theatre
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Series at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood

Wed, Sep 21, 2011 - Thu, Sep 29, 2011

Michael Powell called their partnership "a marriage without sex," and Emeric Pressburger said, "Ours is an ideal way of working together, and at the same time, working separately." It was an unlikely pairing of the lean, unmistakably British Powell and the stocky, worldly Hungarian Pressburger that resulted in some of the most intelligently written, beautifully conceived and photographed, and gloriously romantic films in cinema history. Join us for a program that includes THE RED SHOES, BLACK NARCISSUS, GONE TO EARTH, A CANTERBURY TALE and PEEPING TOM.


Fri, Sep 16, 2011 - Sun, Sep 18, 2011

The films selected for Quebec In Hollywood reflect recent offerings in both mainstream and independent cinema. Kicking off the series is the international premiere of STARBUCK; other films presented include winning comedy A SENSE OF HUMOR, which recently became the highest grossing film in Quebec in 2011, Sundance 2011 World Cinema Award nominee THE SALESMAN, and FUNKYTOWN, set in disco-era Montreal.


Thu, Sep 8, 2011 - Sun, Sep 11, 2011

The last 10 years have seen an explosive growth in Mexican cinema, and the annual Guadalajara International Film Festival has served as a bellwether for the movie industry south of the border. The American Cinematheque is proud to present 2011 Guadalajara highlights including drama (THE PRIZE), comedy (BETWEEN US), coming-of-age (THE CINEMA HOLD-UP) and short films, as well as prominent recent features like TEQUILA: A HISTORY OF PASSION. It’s a weeklong taste of Mexican movies that’s no less than ¡magnífico!


Sun, Aug 14, 2011 - Wed, Aug 31, 2011

The Wall Street Journal recently described Frantisek Vlacil as “a director whose work should be world-renowned.” MARKETA LAZAROVA, the haunting film widely acknowledged to be his masterpiece, was voted the best Czech film of all time. Join us for a tribute to this giant of Czech cinema, including screenings of SIRIUS, THE WHITE DOVE and SHADOWS OF A HOT SUMMER. We invite you to discover this remarkable director during the short time that these rare 35mm prints remain in the U.S.!


Wed, Aug 3, 2011 - Sun, Aug 7, 2011

Nicholas Ray (1911 - 1979) spent his early years soaking up a staggering array of influences, including studying architecture with Frank Lloyd Wright, working with Elia Kazan in New York’s Theatre of Action, and promoting folk music with Pete Seeger and Alan Lomax. Ray soon gained a reputation for his unique, intuitive rapport with actors and for his combative, almost sadomasochistic relationship with the Hollywood establishment. Although his strangest, most daring (and some say greatest) film came in 1954, with the surreal Joan Crawford Western JOHNNY GUITAR, it was the epochal REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE that was his most widely acclaimed success. Join us for this centennial salute to his work, including screenings of BIGGER THAN LIFE and the not-on-DVD KNOCK ON ANY DOOR starring Humphrey Bogart.


Thu, Jun 23, 2011 - Sat, Jun 25, 2011

Pioneers lost in the barren 1845 Oregon dessert must decide whether to put faith in their headstrong guide Meeks or a native they encounter who might have more knowledge of this land. Stars Michelle Williams.