Restored Classics on Tap for Summer Film Preservation Fest

Posted by Eugene Hernandez on 6.22.2011

UCLA's Festival of Preservation is coming to New York City this summer. 

Newly restored classics by Samuel Beckett and John Steinbeck, as well as important LGBT work from Outfest Legacy Project will screen during the four-day event, July 15 - 18.

On July 15th, Robert Altman's 1982 film Come Back to the 5 and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean is on tap, featuring a Q & A with production designer David Gropman, production executive Peter Newman, and distributor Ira Deutchman. 

Rex Ingram's 1916 film The Chalice of Sorrow and The Flower of Doom from 1917 will both screen on July 17, with a piano accompaniment. Other films on tap include Douglas Sirk's Sleep, My Love from 1948 and Anthony Mann's Strangers In The Night from 1944.

Cecil B. DeMille's 1935 film The Crusades will screen on July 18th, the closing day of the series, followed by three from UCLA's important queer film archive.

Films from the OUTFEST Legacy Project include the 1965 title Queens at Heart, Mona's Candle Light from 1950, as well as the documentary Choosing Children by Debra Chasnoff & Kim Klausner.

For more information and a schedule, please check out the Film Society press release.

 

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