As Martin Scorsese has put it, there will be no future for cinema if we don’t preserve its past. These 11 wondrous films were made between 1946 and 2000, each one was in serious need of attention, and each one is here to discover…or re-discover.
In This Series
Director Martin Scorsese, actress Winona Ryder, and editor Thelma Schoonmaker in person!
20 years later, this stunning adaptation of Edith Wharton’s novel seems like one of Scorsese’s greatest—a magnificent lament for missed chances and lost time.Read more »
This crazily plotted 1946 adaptation of Cornell Woolrich’s The Black Path of Fear, the very essence of “film noir,” features Robert Cummings as an everyman vet whose life is turned upside down when he finds a wallet that belongs to a sadistic gangster. Screening with Mark Kausler and Greg Ford's It's the Cat and Some Other Cat (total running time: 7m).Read more »
This searing melodrama shot on the streets of Manila with Bembel Roco and Hilda Koronel as doomed lovers, is one of the greatest films of Lino Brocka, the prolific Filipino filmmaker who tragically died in a car accident at the age of 52.Read more »
A camera crew travels the length of Thailand asking villagers to invent episodes in an ever-expanding story in the first feature from Apichatpong Weerasethakul: part road movie, part folk storytelling exercise, part surrealist party game.Read more »
Nicholas Ray's widow, Susan Ray, will be present at the screening!
Nick Ray’s feature debut, adapted from Edward Anderson’s 1935 novel Thieves Like Us, is at once innovative, visually electrifying, behaviorally nuanced, and soulfully romantic.Read more »
Introduced by Eddie Muller, representing the UCLA Archive and the Film Noir Foundation!
Cy Endfield’s coruscating 1950 film, based on a true story about two men from San Jose who were lynched after their arrests for kidnapping and murder, is animated by an acute awareness of class and economic pressures and builds to a harrowing climax.Read more »