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Friday September 16th: Editor’s Pick

7:00 at Museum of the Moving Image [Program & Tix]

MY OWN PRIVATE IDAHO
Van Sant | 1991 | US | 102m
“Gus Van Sant”
7:00 at MoMI

“I was 15 when I saw Idaho for the first on cable….This was a hinge in my life. I can’t disentangle what I felt watching the campfire scene at 15, living it at 18, and then watching it again, “grown-up” and above it all, apparently, and trying to figure out this scene and how it influenced what happened to me. Contemplating it as deeply as River Phoenix contemplated the depth of Mike’s feelings for Scott (Keanu Reeves) makes me want to shuck off the formal distance of film analysis and try to describe this central catastrophe of my life.”
Dan Callahan, Alt Sceeen [Read More]

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___92Y Tribeca___
ABBY
William Girdler | 1974 | US | 89min
“Rip-Off Cinema”
8:00LADY TERMINATOR
H. Tjut Djalil | 1989 | Indonesia | 82min
“Rip-Off Cinema”
10:00 

___Anthology Film Archives___
NORTHLESS
Rigoberto Pérezcano | 2009 | Mexico | 95min
“GenMex: Recent Films from Mexico”
7:00

 

THE ADVENTURES OF SYLVIA COUSKI
Adolpho Arrietta | 1974 | France | 85min
7:15

 

THE CRAMP
Matías Meyer | 2009 | Mexico | 90min
“GenMex: Recent Films from Mexico”
9:00

 

TAM TAM
Adolpho Arrietta | 1976 | France | 85min
9:15

 

___BAMcinématek___
LOST IN AMERICA
Albert Brooks | 1985 | US | 91min
“When Movies Mattered: Dave Kehr Selects”
6:50, 9:30

 

___Film Forum___
THE FRENCH CONNECTION
William Friedkin | 1971 | US | 104min
1:00, 3:15, 5:30, 7:45, 10:00

 

___Film Society of Lincoln Center___
SONG OF CHINA
Zhou Yihua | 1937 | China | 29min
“An Undiscovered Master: Fei Mu”
5:30

 

SPRING IN A SMALL TOWN
Fei Mu | 1948 | China | 93min
“An Undiscovered Master: Fei Mu”
7:15

 

MURDER IN THE ORATORY
Fei Mu | 1937 | China | 98min
“An Undiscovered Master: Fei Mu”
9:20

 

___IFC Center___
ESCAPE FROM L.A.
John Carpenter | 1996 | US | 101min
“Not-So-Sloppy Seconds: Sequels That Don’t Suck”
Midnight 

___Maysles Institute___
PROGRAMMING THE NATION
Jeff Warrick | 2011 | US | 105min
“True Crime NY: The Post 9/11 Universe”
*Q&A w/Direct and Leroy Baylor”
7:30

 

___Museum of Modern Art___
UTAMARO AND HIS FIVE WOMEN
Kenji Mizoguchi | 1946 | Japan | 95min
“An Auteurist History of Film”
1:30

 

DEATH AND THE MAIDEN
Roman Polanski | 1994 | France/Great Britain | 103min
“Roman Polanski”
4:30

 

POSITION AMONG THE STARS
Leonard Retel Helmrich | 2010 | The Netherlands | 111min
“ContemporAsian Special Edition: Leonard Retel Helmrich’s Indonesia Trilogy”
7:00

 

THE NINTH GATE
Roman Polanski | 1999 | France/Spain/USA | 133min
“Roman Polanski”
8:00

 

___Museum of the Moving Image___
MY OWN PRIVATE IDAHO
Gus Van Sant | 1991 | US | 102min
“Gus Van Sant”
7:00

 

___reRun Gastropub Theater___

SOUND IT OUT
Jeanie Finlay | 2011 | UK | 75min
7:00, 10:00

 

ECHOTONE
Nathan Christ | 2010 | US | 90min
11:55

 

___Spectacle Theater___
ANITA, SWEDISH NYMPHET
Torgny Wickman | 1973 | Sweden | 95min
Midnight

 

___Sunshine at Midnight___
SCHOOL OF THE HOLY BEAST
Noribumi Suzuki | 1974 | Japan | 91min
Midnight

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